This note describes the following topics: Classical particles and waves, Physical background and wave-particle duality,
Wave mechanics, The Born interpretation, The harmonic oscillator, The
mathematical structure of quantum theory, Statistical aspects of quantum theory,
Angular momentum, The hydrogen atom.
This book is divided into two parts. The first part is the old-school
way of learning quantum field theory. The second part is dedicated to
Topological Field Theories. Topics covered includes: Spin Zero, Fields with
Spin, Non-Abelian Field Theories, Quantum Electrodynamics, Electroweak Theory,
Quantum Chromodynamics, Renormalization, Sigma Model, Topological Field
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 book covers the following
topics: Path integrals and quantum mechanics, the classical limit, Continuous
systems, Field theory, Correlation function, Euclidean Theory, Tunneling and
instalatons, Perturbation theory, Feynman diagrams, Fermionic harmonic
oscillator states, Path integrals for fermions and Feynman diagrams for
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
This book provides a very clear and well written introduction to
Quantum Field Theory. Topics covered includes: Classical Field Theory, Free
Fields, Interacting Fields, The Dirac Equation, Quantizing the Dirac Field
and Quantum Electrodynamics.