# P621 Quantum Field Theory

Department of Physics, Indiana University

## Taught by: Steven
Gottlieb

Meets: Tuesday and Thursday, 12:20 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. in Swain West 220

This course is the first semester of a two semester sequence in Quantum
Field Theory. You may examine the syllabus
for the course or the syllabus
for the second semester of the last previous year I taught P622
by clicking on either hyperlink. Note that I am using a different text
this time.

## About the Textbook

The textbook Quantum Field Theory by M.
Srednick was first published in 2007. You should get
the latest printing (2009)from the bookstore. Corrections to the text may
be found here
.

## Material Relating to Lectures Will Appear Here

Some quotes from lecture 1

Notes on Lorentz covariance for lecture 3 (9/14)

Slides from lectures 1-4, covering Srednicki Secs. 1-4

Slides from lectures 5-10, covering Srednicki Secs. 5-11

A Little About Group Theory

Slides from lectures 11-16, covering Srednicki Secs. 22-24, 33-34-

Slides from lectures 17-21, covering Srednicki Secs. 35-39

Slides from lecture 22, covering Srednicki Sec. 40

Slides from lectures 22-25, covering Srednicki Secs. 41-48

Slides from lectures 25-27, covering Srednicki Secs. 54-56

Slides from lectures 28-29, covering Srednicki Secs. 57-59

## Homework Assignments Will Appear Below As
They Are Assigned

Homework 1 (due September 21)

Homework 2 (due October 7)

Homework 3 (due October 21)

Homework 4 (due November 9)

Homework 5 (due November 30)

### Homework assignments from 2000

Feel free to look at the problems assigned previously. Since we
are using a new textbook, don't expect old assignments to be of
great relevance as the order of topics has changed.

Homework 1 (due September 19)

Homework 2 (due September 28)

Homework 3 (due October 12)

Homework 4 (due October 31)

Homework 5 (due November 16)

Homework 6 (due December 14)

### Homework assignments from 1996

Homework 1 (due September 19)

Homework 2 (due October 3)

Homework 3 (due October 17)

Homework 4 (due October 31)

Homework 5 (due November 26)

Homework 6 (due December 17)

### Homework assignments from 1995