
THEORETICAL PHYSICS
Second cycle degree in PHYSICS
Campus:
PADOVA
Language:
English
Teaching period:
First Semester
Lecturer:
STEFANO RIGOLIN
Number of ECTS credits allocated:
6
Prerequisites:

Principle of Theoretical Physics 
Examination methods:

Written and oral exam 
Course unit contents:

Introduction to group theory: Lie groups and algebras and their representations. Lorentz and PoincarĂ© groups and their representations. Relativistic waves equations. Introduction to classical field theory: Lagrangian and variational principle, Noether theorem, Schroedinger, KleinGordon, Dirac and Electromagnetic field theory. Canonical quantization of free field theories, nonrelativistic and relativistic examples. Interacting quantum field theory: Smatrix expansion and Feynman rules. 

