Introduction to the Theory of Fundamental Interactions

A course by Bohdan Grządkowski

Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of Warsaw

office: 236

phone: +48 22 55 32259

e-mail: Bohdan.Grzadkowski@fuw.edu.pl

Summer semester 2013/14

lectures: Tuesday 17:15, SST

class: Thursday 9:15, IPJ22

Program of the course

LHC: a CMS candidate for Higgs boson decaying to two photons (Copyright by CERN).



The course grading:

  • final written and oral exam,
  • material for the exam limited exclusively to the lecture notes posted below, for problems for the oral exam see here.

    First term exam:

  • written: June 17th 2014, SDT, 9 a.m.-12 a.m.
  • oral: June 18th 2014, IFT, office 236, 9 - 12 a.m. and 1 - 4 p.m.

    Recommended textbooks:

  • M. Maggiore, "A Modern Introduction to Quantum Field Theory"
  • F. Mandl, G. Show, "Quantum Field Theory"
  • W. Greiner, J. Reinhardt, "Field Quantization"

    Lecture notes:

    1. notes 1
    2. notes 2
    3. notes 2a
    4. The Goldstone model
    5. Quantization of a free scalar field
    6. Quantization of free fermions
    7. Quantization of a free U(1) field
    8. The scattering matrix
    9. The Feynman rules
    10. Cross sections and decay rates
    11. The Standard Model
    12. QCD

    Homeworks:

    1. Homework problems 1
    2. Homework problems 2
    3. Homework problems 3
    4. Homework problems 4
    5. Homework problems 5
    6. Homework problems 6



    Copyright © 2013 by Bohdan Grządkowski. All copyrights reserved for all original material presented in this course through any medium, including lecture or print.