LEC # | TOPICS | KEY DATES |
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1 | Classical Field Theories and Principle of Locality | |
2 | Symmetries and Conservation Laws | Problem set 1 out |
3 | Why Quantum Field Theory | |
4 | Canonical Quantization of a Free Scalar Field Theory |
Problem set 1 due Problem set 2 out |
5 | Complex Scalar Field Theory and Antiparticles | |
6 | Propagators and Green Functions |
Problem set 2 due Problem set 3 out |
7 | Interacting Theories and S-matrix | |
8 | Path Integral Formalism for Non-Relativistic Quantum Mechanics |
Problem set 3 due Problem set 4 out |
9 | Path Integral Formalism for QFT, and Computation of Time-Ordered Correlation Functions | |
10 | Time-Ordered Correlation Functions in Field Theory |
Problem set 4 due Problem set 5 out |
11 | Computation of Correlation Functions in Perturbation Theory and Feynman Diagrams | |
12 | More on Perturbation Theory and Feynman Diagrams |
Problem set 5 due Problem set 6 out |
13 | Introducing the Dirac Equation | |
14 | Lorentz Covariance of the Dirac Equation |
Problem set 6 due Problem set 7 out |
15 | Classical Solutions of Dirac Equations | |
16 | Quantization of the Dirac Theory |
Problem set 7 due Problem set 8 out |
17 | Chiral and Majorana Spinors | |
18 | Discrete Symmetries |
Problem set 8 due Problem set 9 out |
19 | Path Integrals of Fermions | |
20 | Maxwell Theory and its Canonical Quantization |
Problem set 9 due Problem set 10 out |
21 | Quantum Maxwell Theory (continued) | |
22 | Quantum Electrodynamics |
Problem set 10 due Problem set 11 out |
23 | Cross Section and Decay Rate | |
24 | Elementary Processes in QED (I) |
Problem set 11 due Problem set 12 out |
25 | Elementary Processes in QED (II) | |
26 | Quantum Fluctuations and Renormalization | Problem set 12 due |
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