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PHY 855  Quantum Field Theory

Spring of every year
Total Credits: 2   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 2
Recommended Background:
PHY 852
Open to graduate students in the Department of Physics and Astronomy or approval of department.
Introduction to field theory as it pertains to numerous problems in particle, nuclear and condensed matter physics. Second quantization, applications to different fields based on perturbation theory. Offered first half of semester.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2014 - Open