135.053 Lie-groups and Field Theory
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


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

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand and apply mathematical concepts, which are of utmost importance in the theory of elementary particles, while exceeding the scope of the basic lectures on mathematical mehtods in physics.

Subject of course

Symmetries and groups. General properties of Lie groups. Differentiable manifolds. Lie groups and Lie algebras. Structure Theory. Classification of simple Lie algebras

Teaching methods

Talk with numerous examples und graphical representation of the teaching material, giving th students the opportunity to ask question at any time, supported by a compelling script


Mode of examination


Additional information

If you are interested in this lecture, feel free to contact thte lecturer via email (peter.schaller@rbinternational.com)

 Pre-lecture meeting on Oct. 10, 2023 16:15 in room DB10E11 (FH 10-th floor, Institute for Theoretical Physics) 

 Weekly lecture starts on Tuesday October 24, 16:15

No lecture will be held on Octover 17 !




Examination modalities

oral on individual appointment

Course registration

Not necessary


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 461 Technical Physics Mandatory elective
810 Technical Physics Mandatory elective


Lecture notes for this course are available. wird verteilt

Previous knowledge

Basic courses on mathematics for physicists