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Advanced quantum field theory 2011-2012

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Course contents

The course will treat renormalization in details.

Learning outcomes of the course

Ability to calculate processes to higher orders in perturbation theory.

Prerequisites and co-requisites/ Recommended optional programme components

Quantum field theory.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Discussion sessions 20h.

Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)

Face-to-face. Videoconferencing may also be arranged.

Recommended or required readings

John Collins, Renormalization: an introduction to renormalization, the renormalization group and the operator product expansion, (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1984). Russian translation (V.A. Smirnov and O.I. Zavialov trans.) published by Mir, Moscow, 1988.

Assessment methods and criteria

Discussions (20%), take-home problems (20%), written exam (60%)

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