University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Phys 8011.001

Quantum Field Theory I

Session: Spring 2018 (1/16-5/04)
Instructor: Serge Rudaz (e-mail: rudaz @
Time: 1220 MWF
Location: Tate Hall 110

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.

prereq: 8001 or instr consent

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