`BGU Physics Department`
* Quantum Field Theory 1 *

course number 203-2-4441

(3.5 points, 4 hours)
## Links

## Syllabus

- Classical and Quantum fields.
Canonical quantization of Klein-Gordon field,
KG propagator,
Interacting fields and Feynman diagrams.
- Functional methods,
Path Integral in quantum mechanics,
Generating functional,
Functional quantization of fields.
- Renormalization,
Perturbation theory for scalar (φ 4 ) theory,
Divergent Feynman diagrams,
Dimensional regularization,
Renormalization schemes.
- Renormalization Group equations,
Wilsonian RG,
Callan Symanzik equations,
Running of coupling constants.
- Quantization of fermions,
Path integral with fermions,
Quantum Electrodynamics,
Vacuum polarization.

## Books

- M.E. Peskin and D.V. Schroeder, "An Introduction to Quantum Field
Theory"
- P.Â Ramond, "Field Theory: Modern Primer"
- S. Weinberg,
"The Quantum Theory of Fields "
- M. Srednicki, “Quantum Field Theorry”, available as a pdf at http://www.physics.ucsb.edu/~mark/qft.html

## Browse

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