lecture# |
topic (and link to notes) |
Homework |

1/6 | Introduction to path integrals | HW 1 (due Jan. 13) |

1/8 | Path integrals, continued | |

1/13 | Path integrals, continued | |

1/15 | QFT generating functional Z[J] | |

1/20 | Z[J] and Feynman diagrams | |

1/22 | Z[J], W[J], Feynman diagrams | HW 2 (Due Jan 27) |

1/27 | 1PI effective action. Loops. | |

1/29 | Loop momentum integrals | |

2/3 | Dim. reg. | |

2/5 | renormalization. | HW 3 (due Feb. 12) |

2/10 | renormalization cont. | |

2/12 | Z, LSZ | |

2/17 | optical theorem, start RG. | |

2/19 | beta and gamma | |

2/24 | running couplings and RG generalities | HW4 due March 3 |

2/26 | fermions and gauge theories | |

3/3 | Gauge theories, QED | |

3/5 | QED renormalization | |

3/10 | Intro to QCD | |

3/12 | Intro to QCD and the Standard Model cont. | HW 5 (due Weds Mar. 17) |