note covers the following topics: Second Quantization and Relativistic Fields,
The Interaction Picture and the S-Matrix, The Trouble with Loops, Cross Sections
and Decay Rates, The Dirac Equation, The Photon Field, Quantum Electrodynamics.
This book describes the following
topics: Relativistic wave equations, Groups and their representations, The Dirac
equation, Vector fields and Maxwell equations, Classical lagrangian field
theory, Quantization of field, Discrete symmetries, Path integrals and quantum
mechanics, Feynman diagrams for scattering amplitudes, Scattering theory and The
This book covers the following topics:
Constructing Quantum Field Theory, symmetries and Conservation Laws,
non-Relativistic Quantum Mechanics, Interacting Fields, Perturbation Theory for
nonrelativistic quantum mechanics, Decay Widths, Cross Sections and Phase Space,
Quantizing the Dirac Lagrangian, vector Fields and Quantum Electrodynamics.
This note covers the following topics: Non-abelian gauge theories,
Field and Mass renormalizations, removing ultraviolet divergences , unstable
particles and resonances , S-matrix elements and LSZ reduction, Renormalized
Lagrangian, Vertex function , anomalous magnetic moment , vacuum polarization,
general renormalization theory, renormalization group.
lecture notes are based on an introductory course on quantum field theory, aimed
at Part III (i.e. masters level) students. The full set of lecture notes can be
downloaded here, together with videos of the course when it was repeated at the
Perimeter Institute. Individual sections can be downloaded on the link below.
Classical Field Theory, Canonical Quantization, Interacting Fields, The Dirac
Equation, Quantizing the Dirac Field and Quantum Electrodynamics. This note is
Last updated on October 2012.The lecture notes can be downloaded in both PDF and