135.045 Introduction to quantum electrodynamics
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Aim of course

Continuation of the main course in quantum theory towards relativistic quantum mechanics and introduction to methods and key results of quantum electrodynamics

Subject of course

Dirac equation; interaction with electromagnetic fields; Lorentz transformations; H-atom, fine structure; quantization of free fields; Gupta-Bleuler quantization; perturbation theory; Feynman rules; radiative corrections; dimensional regularization; renormalization; anomalous magnetic moment of the electron; Lamb shift; infrared problems and Bloch-Nordsieck mechanism; renormalization group

Additional information

The lecture is held in English.

The first lecture starts at 10.00.

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Mon10:00 - 12:0004.03.2019 - 24.06.2019FH Hörsaal 7 - GEO QED Vorlesung
Introduction to quantum electrodynamics - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Mon04.03.201910:00 - 12:00FH Hörsaal 7 - GEO QED Vorlesung
Mon11.03.201910:00 - 12:00FH Hörsaal 7 - GEO QED Vorlesung
Mon18.03.201910:00 - 12:00FH Hörsaal 7 - GEO QED Vorlesung
Mon25.03.201910:00 - 12:00FH Hörsaal 7 - GEO QED Vorlesung
Mon01.04.201910:00 - 12:00FH Hörsaal 7 - GEO QED Vorlesung
Mon08.04.201910:00 - 12:00FH Hörsaal 7 - GEO QED Vorlesung
Mon29.04.201910:00 - 12:00FH Hörsaal 7 - GEO QED Vorlesung
Mon06.05.201910:00 - 12:00FH Hörsaal 7 - GEO QED Vorlesung
Mon13.05.201910:00 - 12:00FH Hörsaal 7 - GEO QED Vorlesung
Mon20.05.201910:00 - 12:00FH Hörsaal 7 - GEO QED Vorlesung
Mon27.05.201910:00 - 12:00FH Hörsaal 7 - GEO QED Vorlesung
Mon03.06.201910:00 - 12:00FH Hörsaal 7 - GEO QED Vorlesung
Mon17.06.201910:00 - 12:00FH Hörsaal 7 - GEO QED Vorlesung
Mon24.06.201910:00 - 12:00FH Hörsaal 7 - GEO QED Vorlesung

Examination modalities

Written exam at the end of the term or oral examination on appointment.

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Mon16:00 - 18:0024.06.2024Sem.R. DA grün 05 written31.01.2024 12:00 - 23.06.2024 23:59TISSExam
Mon16:00 - 18:0030.09.2024Sem.R. DA grün 05 written03.06.2024 00:00 - 29.09.2024 23:59TISSIntroduction to QED (written exam)

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.02.2019 12:00 31.03.2019 12:00 30.06.2019 12:00

Registration modalities

Registration takes place in TISS. (Registration is without commitment, and does not result in an automatic issuing of a certificate.)

Curricula

Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 261 Technical Physics Not specified
066 461 Technical Physics Mandatory elective
810 Technical Physics Mandatory elective

Literature

Lecture notes for this course are available:

  • A. Rebhan: Introduction to Quantum Electrodynamics: PDF
    (Available in spiral binding at the secretary's office of the institute for 5 €)

Further literature:

  • Bjorken/Drell: Relativistic quantum mechanics
  • Itzykson/Zuber: Quantum Field Theory

Previous knowledge

Bachelor courses in electrodynamics and quantum theory.

Language

English