PHYS7147: QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
Instructor: Predrag Cvitanović Time: TR 12:0513:25 COURSE DESCRIPTION: Functional integral formulation of field theories, quantization of gauge theories, radiative corrections, renormalization, running coupling constants; grand unification, factorization, parton evolution and scaling violations, and supersymmetry. Time permitting, also some group theory, the quark model, chiral lagrangians, nonlinear sigma models, the standard model, the U(1) anomaly. eTEXTBOOKS:
with detailed syllabus available on www.cns.gatech.edu/~predrag/courses/PHYS714703 PREREQUISITES: Quantum Mechanics, Statistical Mechanics TEACHING METHOD: Two 1 1/2 h lectures per week EVALUATION METHOD: Overal course grade will be determined from the homework (40%), midterm (20%), and the final (40%). 

