Academic Year 2020/2021 - 2° Year - Curriculum THEORETICAL PHYSICS
Teaching Staff: Fabio SIRINGO
Credit Value: 6
Scientific field: FIS/02 - Theoretical physics, mathematical models and methods
Taught classes: 35 hours
Laboratories: 15 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

Full knowledge and understanding of the content which is reported below (for more details see: )

Course Structure

Traditional lectures

Should teaching be carried out in mixed mode or remotely, it may be necessary to introduce changes with respect to previous statements, in line with the programme planned and outlined in the syllabus.

Learning assessment may also be carried out on line, should the conditions require it.

Detailed Course Content

- Path Integral quantisation
- Abelian and Non-Abelian gauge theories
- Spontaneous symmetry breaking
- Higgs mechanism
- Electroweak theory

Textbook Information

1) S. Weinberg, The quantum theory of fields Vol.I and Vol.II

2) Peskin-Schroeder, An introduction to quantum field theory

3) L.H. Ryder, Quantum field theory