Quantum Field Theory I

Physics 880.08, Fall 2009

Instructor: Yuri Kovchegov

Office: M2042 Physics Research Bldg

Office Hours: Tuesday 2:00 - 3:00 pm, Thursday 10:00 - 11:00 am

Course Meets: Mondays Wednesdays 12:30 pm - 2:18 pm, Scott Lab, room E0245.

Grader: Anastasios Taliotis

*** First Class Meets September 23, 2009 ***

*** There will be no classes on Wednesday, October 7, and on Monday, Wednesday, October 19, 21, 2009 - I'll be out of town.

***There will be a makeup class on Friday, October 16, 12:30 - 2:18 pm, Smith Lab, room 1042.

*** There will be another makeup class on Wednesday, November 11 (Veteran's Day), 10:30 am - 12:18 pm, we will meet at 10:30 am in PRB atrium and proceed to find a room for the class (either Smith seminar room or Smith Lab, room 1042).

*** There will be a makeup class on Monday, December 7, 11:30 am - 1:18 pm, at our usual location (this is the time slot for the final exam).

Brief Syllabus (for the three quarters):


Recommended Reading :

Here's a list of books to complement Peskin and Schroeder. The books are listed in the order of increasing difficulty (more or less).

Lecture Notes:

Homework Assignments:

Homeworks are due at 5 pm on the due date. Please put them in my or grader's mailboxes in PRB or give them to me in class (or slide them under my office door if other options are not available).
(Solutions are password protected, they are for the use of OSU students and faculty only: if you are an OSU student or a faculty member and are interested in accessing them please write to me.)

Grading will be based on the HW's.

Yuri Kovchegov