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PHYS 582 - General Field Theory

Last offered Fall 2024

Official Description

Standard techniques of field theory as used by experimenters and theorists; relativistic quantum mechanics of a single particle; Lagrangian field theories, perturbation theory, and calculation of lowest-order processes; introduction to Feynman diagrams and higher order processes; examples taken from quantum electrodynamics, solid-state and elementary particle physics, and many-body theory. Course Information: Prerequisite: PHYS 581.

Related Faculty

General Field TheoryA30717LEC41430 - 1550 M W  276 Loomis Laboratory  Rob Leigh