Title: A Crash Course on Quantum Field Theory
Speaker: Long Zhang Peking University
Time: 2015-08-13 15:00-2015-08-13 16:00
Venue: S-327, MMW Building

Abstract:

Outline:
1. Particle -> field -> particles: canonical quantization
2. Path integral formulation
3. What we measure: linear response
4. Perturbation
5. Collective motion as new particles
6. Symmetry breaking and solitons in (1+1) dimension
7. A synthesis: Su-Schrieffer-Heeger model

 
General Refs:
A Zee. Quantum field theory in a nutshell
S Coleman. Aspects of symmetry
 



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