University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Phys 8012.001

Quantum Field Theory II

Session: Fall 2016 (9/06-12/14)
Instructor: Mikhail Shifman (e-mail: shifman @ physics.umn.edu)
Time: 1220 MW
Location: Physics & Nanotechnology 210

Aspects of general theory of quantized fields, including space-time and discrete transformation properties, the CPT theorem, and the spin-statistics connection. Introduction to functional and path-integral methods. Renormalization group and asymptotic freedom. Semi-classical methods and instantons in gauge theories.

prereq: 8011 or instr consent

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