Lecturer: Christoph Englert
Hours Equivalent Credit: 20
Assessment: Open book exam
Common Core Joint Master’s & PhD course
The course will cover the following topics: classical Lagrangian field theory, Lorentz covariance of relativistic field equations, quantisation of the Klein- Gordon, Dirac and electromagnetic fields, interacting fields, Feynman diagrams, S-matrix expansion and calculating all lowest order scattering amplitudes and cross sections in Quantum Electrodynamics (QED).
Assessment: Take-home exam (Glasgow). Closed-book exam (Edinburgh).