Nuclear & particle physics

Introduction to quantum field theory

Winter semester 2018/2019

Lecture with tutorials

Course number in the course overview: 114301

  • Lecturers, organization, dates & exams

    Lecturer

    Dates & locations

    Lecture Mon., 08:00–10:00 KP/TP 404
    Tue., 12:00–14:00
    Tutorials Fri., 08:00–10:00 KP/TP 404
    Fri., 13:00–15:00 KP/TP 304

    Note

    The lecture is given in English.

  • Contents & literature

    Contents of the lecture

    • Relativistic wave equations
    • Canonical quantisation
    • Functional integral quantisation
    • Perturbation theory
    • Abelian and non-abelian gauge theories

    Literature

    • Maggiore: A Modern Introduction to Quantum Field Theory (Oxford University Press)
    • Nachtmann: Phänomene und Konzepte der Elementarteilchenphysik (Vieweg)
    • Peskin, Schröder: An introduction to quantum field theory (Addison-Wesley)
    • Ryder: Quantum Field Theory (Cambridge University Press)
  • Tutorials

    Tutor Time Room
    Fri., 08:00–10:00 KP/TP 404
    Fri., 13:00–15:00 KP/TP 304

  • Problem sheets

    Exercise sheets will be uploaded on the LearnWeb portal in the Problem sheets folder.