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Quantum Field Theories - Electrodynamics - NJSF114
Title in English: Kvantové teorie pole - elektrodynamika
Guaranteed by: Institute of Particle and Nuclear Physics (32-UCJF)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2015
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 4
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:3/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: prof. RNDr. Jan Kvasil, DrSc.
Classification: Physics > Nuclear and Subnuclear Physics
Annotation -
Last update: T_UCJF (19.01.2007)
The computation of basic processes of the quantum electrodynamics in the lowest order, the radiation corrections and renormalization.
Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: doc. Mgr. Milan Krtička, Ph.D. (10.06.2019)

Složení ústní zkoušky.

Literature - Czech
Last update: T_UCJF (19.01.2007)

Itzykson, J.-B. Zuber: Quantum Field Theory. McGraw-Hill 1980, Mir Moskva 1984

J. D. Bjorken, S. D. Drell: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics, Relativistic Quantum Fields. McGraw-Hill 1964, 1965, Nauka Moskva 1978

N. N. Boguljubov, D. V. Širkov: Vvedenije v teoriju kvantovannych polej. Nauka Moskva 1984

S. S. Schweber: An Introduction to Relativistic Quantum Field Theory. Row, Peterson 1961, IIL Moskva 1963

F. Mandl, G. Shaw: Quantum Field Theory. Wiley 1995

L. H. Ryder: Quantum Field Theory. Cambridge Univ. Press 1994

S. Weinberg: The Quantum Theory of Fields, Cambridge Univ. Press 1995

L. S. Schulman: Techniques and Applications of Path Integration. Wiley 1981

A. I. Achiezer, V. B. Beresteckij: Kvantovaja elektrodinamika. Nauka Moskva 1981

Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: doc. Mgr. Milan Krtička, Ph.D. (10.06.2019)

Požadavky ke zkoušce odpovídají sylabu předmětu v rozsahu prezentovaném na přednášce.

Syllabus -
Last update: T_UCJF (19.01.2007)

Cross sections of elementary QED processes. Moeller scattering. Bhabha scaterring. Compton scattering. Pair annihilation. Scattering of electron in an external field. Bremsstrahlung. Lepton pair production in electron- positron collisions.

QED radiative corrections of second order. Feynman integrals. Classification of divergences. Electron self-energy part. Photon self-energy part. Vertex part. Regularization. Dimensional regularization, cutoff regularization. Mass renormalization. Charge renormalization. Anomalous magnetic moment of electron. Lamb shift.

QED radiative corrections of higher orders. General renormalization scheme. QED running coupling constant, its dependence on the momentum transfer.


C. Itzykson, J.-B. Zuber, Quantum Field Theory, McGraw-Hill 1980 F. Mandl, G. Shaw, Quantum Field Theory, Wiley 1995 L.H. Ryder, Quantum Field Theory, Cambridge University Press 1994 S. Weinberg, The Quantum Theory of Fields I, Cambridge University Press 1995

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