This course is a brief introduction to common concepts in classical field theory used throughout theoretical physics in cosmology, elementary particle and condensed matter physics.
Symmetries and conservation laws
Spontaneous symmetry breaking and Goldstone bosons
An introduction to Quantum Field Theory, M.E. Peskin and D.V. Schroeder, Harper Collins publishers 1995, ISBN 0201503972 Paperback College Press Ltd, University of Bejing: ISBN 7-5158-0359-2 (vol. 1).
Form of examination
4 weekly assignments counting 60% of the total grade. Final exam counting for 40% of the total grade with the condition that you must pass the exam to pass the course.
Lecturer: Prof.dr.A.Achúcarro (Ana)