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260004 VO Particle Physics II (2017S)

5.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik

The following prerequisits are strongly recommended: Superior active command of the contents (lectures + exercises) of Analysis 1/2, Linear Algebra, M1, M2, T1, T2, T3, Special Relativity, Particle Physics 1.

Details

Language: German, English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 01.03. 09:00 - 11:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien (Kickoff Class)
Friday 03.03. 09:00 - 10:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 08.03. 09:00 - 11:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 10.03. 09:00 - 10:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 15.03. 09:00 - 11:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 17.03. 09:00 - 10:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 22.03. 09:00 - 11:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 24.03. 09:00 - 10:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 29.03. 09:00 - 11:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 31.03. 09:00 - 10:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 05.04. 09:00 - 11:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 07.04. 09:00 - 10:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 26.04. 09:00 - 11:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 28.04. 09:00 - 10:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 03.05. 09:00 - 11:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 05.05. 09:00 - 10:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 10.05. 09:00 - 11:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 12.05. 09:00 - 10:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 17.05. 09:00 - 11:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 19.05. 09:00 - 10:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 24.05. 09:00 - 11:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 26.05. 09:00 - 10:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 31.05. 09:00 - 11:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 02.06. 09:00 - 10:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 07.06. 09:00 - 11:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 09.06. 09:00 - 10:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 14.06. 09:00 - 11:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 16.06. 09:00 - 10:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 21.06. 09:00 - 11:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 23.06. 09:00 - 10:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Wednesday 28.06. 09:00 - 11:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 30.06. 09:00 - 10:00 Erwin-Schrödinger-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Objectives: Learning the methods of relativistic quantum field theory and applying them to the standard model of particle physics.

Content: Canonical quantization of a scalar field, functional integral, perturbative expansion, scattering matrix, LSZ formalism, cross section, decay rate, canonical quantization of the Dirac field, fermionic functional integral, massive vector field, abelian gauge field, spinor QED at tree and one-loop level, anomalous magnetic moment of the electron, nonabelian gauge fields, quantization of nonabelian gauge theories, spontaneous breaking of global and local gauge symmetries, standard model of particle physics (electroweak and strong interactions), renormalization group, extensions of the standard model.

Method: Ex-cathedra teaching.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam (90 minutes) with theoretical questions and computational problems.

No auxiliary tools permitted.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Minimal requirement for a positive grade: 50% of the total number of points.

Less than 50%: 5
At least 50%, but less than 65%: 4
At least 65%, but less than 80%: 3
At least 80%, but less than 90%: 2
At least 90%: 1

Examination topics

Complete content of lecture.

Reading list

M.D. Schwartz: Quantum Field Theory and the Standard Model (Cambridge University Press)
M.E. Peskin, D.V. Schroeder: An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory (Addison-Wesley)
A. Zee: Quantum Field Theory in a Nutshell (Princeton University Press)
Vorlesungsmanuskript

Association in the course directory

MaG 22, MaV 7, LA-Ph221

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