QFT for spinless fields: canonical quantization, perturbation theory, Wick’s theorem, Feynman diagrams
Fields with spin: internal and spacetime symmetries, spin ½ and Dirac equation, spin 1, gauge invariance, Quantum Electrodynamics (QED)
Non-Abelian gauge theories: Lie algebras, SU(n) groups, Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD), ghosts, Feynman rules for QCD
Renormalization: loop diagrams, ultraviolet divergences, dimensional regularization, renormalization-scheme dependence
Functional integral methods: Gaussian functional integrals, sources, perturbation theory
Special topics (if time allows)
Lecture notes and problem solutions available
All information is representative only, and is likely to change from year to year.