Physics 295
Spring 2010
Independent Study: Topics in Quantum Field Theory
University of California at Santa Cruz
Monday/Wednesday 10:00-11:45pm, ISB 235
TEXT: Peskin and Schroder, Introduction to Quantum Field Theory
Instructor: Michael Dine
Office: 323 ISB
Phone: (831) 459-3033
Office Hours:
By appointment


Handout Quantization of the Electromagnetic Field

Handout on Aspects of the Dirac Field

Handout on Non-Relativistic Limit of the Dirac Equation

Handout on Canonical Quantization and the S Matrix

Fermion self energy and vertex function in QED

Peskin TASI Lectures on Precision Electroweak

Infrared Divergences and Radiative Corrections -- Notes

Weinberg on "Living with Infinities"

Notes on Goldstone's Theorem, Standard Model, Quantization of Gauge Theories

Notes on Counterterms in QED

Notes on QCD Beta Function

Notes on Wilsonian Renormalization

Notes on Grand Unification

A Renormalization Group Primer

Homework Assignments