May 30, 2024  
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Rensselaer Catalog 2023-2024
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PHYS 6530 - Quantum Mechanics III


Relativistic wave equations. Commutation relations and the quantization of free fields. Spin and statistics of Bose and Fermi fields. Interacting fields and commutation relations. Interaction representation and S-matrix perturbation theory. Renormalization theory and applications in quantum electrodynamics. Many-body description of condensed matter systems. Functional integral formulation and methods for quantum field theory and many-body physics.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: PHYS 6510 .

When Offered: Consult department about when offered.

Credit Hours: 4



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