Physics 205b: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
Winter quarter, 2019


Monday 10:30-11:55, Downs 103
Wednesday 10:30-11:55, Downs 103

Instructor:     Sergei Gukov
Office hours: Wednesday 9:00-10:30am, or by appointment, Lauritsen 448

Grader:     Sungbong Chun
Office hours: Monday 8:00pm, or by appointment, Lauritsen 457


Textbook:
Suggested Additional Reading:
Week Read Comments Homework Solutions
1 §28 LG, RG, and OPE 27.1 hw1
2 §34 Spinor fields 28.3, 34.4 hw2
3 §35 Higher spin fields 35.4 hw3
4 §36, 24* Dirac, Majorana, Weyl 36.2, 36.3, 36.5* hw4
5 §38 Spinor technology 38.2, 38.3, 38.4 hw5
6 §37, 39, 40 Quantization of spinor fields 39.1, 39.4, 40.1 hw6
7 §41, 43, 44 Path integral for fermions Homework 7 hw7
8 §42, 45 Yukawa theory 45.1, 45.2 hw8
9 §11, 46 - 48 Strong and weak decays 11.3, 48.5 hw9
10 Term papers in Bridge B157 on March 13 and 18 no homework  

Final Exam:  in addition to regular homework assignments (due a week later) there will be a final reading assignment. Each student will make a brief presentation on a topic of his/her choice (approved by the instructor).