University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Phys 8011.001

Quantum Field Theory I

Session: Spring 2015 (1/20-5/08)
Instructor: Mikhail Shifman (e-mail: shifman @
Time: 1640 TTh
Location: Phys 157

Second quantization of relativistic wave equations: canonical quantization of the free scalar and Dirac fields. Fields in interaction: interaction picture. Quantum electrodynamics: quantization of the electromagnetic field, propagators and Feynman rules, tree-level processes. Higher-order processes and renormalization.

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