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Fall 2021
Dec 07, 2021
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PHYS 66200 - Quantum Field Theory I
Credit Hours: 3.00. Introduction to relativistic quantum field theory. Representations of the Lorentz and Poincare groups. Noether's theorem: symmetries and conservation laws. Canonical quantization of free Klein-Gordon, Dirac, Maxwell fields. Interacting field theory: Lehmann-Kallen representations. LSZ reduction formula. Schwinger action principle. Quantum Electrodynamics (QED): Gell-Mann Low expansion, Wick's theorem, Feynman rules for Green functions and S-matrix elements. Scattering processes in QED: cross sections in low orders of perturbation theory. Prerequisite: PHYS 66100. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Science
Department: Physics and Astronomy


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated up to 1 times

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Graduate

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