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THEORETICAL PHYSICS OF THE FUNDAMENTAL INTERACTIONS (MOD. A)
SCP9087857, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2019/20

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
PHYSICS
SC2382, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2019/20
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Degree course track PHYSICS OF THE FUNDAMENTAL INTERACTIONS [001PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination THEORETICAL PHYSICS OF THE FUNDAMENTAL INTERACTIONS (MOD. A)
Website of the academic structure http://physics.scienze.unipd.it/2019/laurea_magistrale
Department of reference Department of Physics and Astronomy
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/dfa/course/view.php?idnumber=2019-SC2382-001PD-2019-SCP9087857-N0
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA

Lecturers
Teacher in charge PIERPAOLO MASTROLIA FIS/02

Integrated course for this unit
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge
SCP9087856 THEORETICAL PHYSICS OF THE FUNDAMENTAL INTERACTIONS STEFANO RIGOLIN

Mutuated
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
SCP7081638 THEORETICAL PHYSICS PIERPAOLO MASTROLIA SC2443
SCP7081638 THEORETICAL PHYSICS PIERPAOLO MASTROLIA SC2382

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses FIS/02 Theoretical Physics, Mathematical Models and Methods 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 30/09/2019
End of activities 18/01/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus

Common characteristics of the Integrated Course unit

Prerequisites: Principle of Theoretical Physics
Target skills and knowledge: Knowledge and comprehension of the fundamental tools needed for describing a quantum field theory.
Examination methods: Written and oral exam
Assessment criteria: Test of the comprehension of the content of the course and of the ability to solve related exercises.

Specific characteristics of the Module

Course unit contents: Outline:

Lorentz-Poincare' Group and Representations.
Relativistic Wave Equations. Introduction to Classical Field Theory: Lagrangian and Stationary Principle, Noether Theorem.
Canonical Quantization for: Schroedinger field, Klein-Gordon field, Electromagnetic field.
Interacting Quantum Fields: S-matrix and Feynman rules.
Basic applications to QED.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures, exercises and homeworks
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • D'Auria, Riccardo; Trigiante, Mario, From Special Relativity to Feynman Diagramsrisorsa elettronicaA Course in Theoretical Particle Physics for Beginners. Cham: Springer International Publishing, Imprint: Springer, 2016. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Mandl, Franz; Shaw, Graham, Quantum field theoryFranz Mandl, Graham Shaw. Hoboken: John Wiley, 2010. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Peskin, Michael E.; Schroeder, Daniel V., An introduction to quantum field theory. --: Addison-Wesley, 1995. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Greiner, Walter, Reinhardt, Joachim, Field Quantization. --: Springer, 1996.
  • Costa, Giovanni; Fogli, Gianluigi, Symmetries and group theory in particle physicsan introduction to space-time and internal symmetriesGiovanni Costa, Gianluigi Fogli. Berlin: Springer, 2012. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Greiner, Walter, Relativistic Quantum Mechanics. --: Springer, --. Cerca nel catalogo