Lecturer: Christoph Englert

Institution: Glasgow

Hours Equivalent Credit: 20

Assessment: Open book exam

Common Core Joint Master’s & PhD course

Course Summary

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).