Venue: Emmy Noether Seminar Hall

Class timings: 2:00-3:30 PM on Mondays,  2:30 - 4:00 PM on Thursdays & Fridays

First meeting: 8 August 2022

Course description:
Path integrals for Scalar and Fermionic fields, Generating Functional, Feynman rules, Loop Diagrams, Renormalisation of scalar and Yukawa theories, power counting, Dimensional regularisation, Renormalisable and Non-renormalisable Theories, Basics of Renormalisation Group (running coupling), 1PI Effective Actions, Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking and Goldstone’s Theorem, Path Integrals for the Maxwell field, Classical theory of Non-Abelian Gauge Theories, Quantization of Non-Abelian Gauge Theories by Path Integral Methods, Fadeev-Popov ghosts and BRST symmetry, Non-Abelian Gauge Theories at One Loop and Asymptotic Freedom, Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking in Non-Abelian Gauge Theories, Standard model

Course evaluation: Home work: 30%, Mid-term: 30%, Final 40%

Credit Score: 4