Details of PH4209 (Spring 2020)

Level: 8 Type: Theory Credits: 4.0

Course CodeCourse NameInstructor(s)
PH4209 Quantum Field Theory II Ritesh Kumar Singh

Preamble
The course aims to address the path integral formalism to quantize scalar, spinor and gauge fields, deal with the ideas of renormalization and a set of advanced applications.

Syllabus

  • Path integral formulation of quantum mechanics
  • Path integral quantization and Feynman rules for scalar and spinor fields
  • Path integral quantization gauge fields
  • Renormalization
  • Topological objects in field theory

Prerequisite

  • Advanced quantum mechanics
  • Basics of field theory and relativistic quantum mechanics

References

Course Credit Options

Sl. No.ProgrammeSemester NoCourse Choice
1 IP 2 Not Allowed
2 IP 4 Elective
3 IP 6 Not Allowed
4 MR 2 Not Allowed
5 MR 4 Not Allowed
6 MS 8 Elective
7 RS 1 Elective
8 RS 2 Elective