142.725 Path integrals in quantum mechanics and quantum 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.

2022W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC

Course evaluation

Properties

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

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to describe quantum mechanics through path integrals, to identify classical mechanics as a limit of quantum mechanics as well as to formulate the field theory of fundamental forces of nature with scalar, fermionic and gauge fields.

Subject of course

Path integral in quantum mechanics:

Equivalence of path integral formalism and Schrödinger quantum mechanics.

Path integral as quantisation prescription. Path integral in field theories.

Path integral in gauge theories.

Teaching methods

Oral lecture with intensive discussion between students and the lecturer.

Mode of examination

Oral

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Wed14:00 - 16:0005.10.2022 - 25.01.2023Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B lecture
Path integrals in quantum mechanics and quantum field theory - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Wed05.10.202214:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B lecture
Wed12.10.202214:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B lecture
Wed19.10.202214:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B lecture
Wed09.11.202214:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B lecture
Wed16.11.202214:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B lecture
Wed23.11.202214:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B lecture
Wed30.11.202214:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B lecture
Wed07.12.202214:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B lecture
Wed14.12.202214:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B lecture
Wed21.12.202214:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B lecture
Wed11.01.202314:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B lecture
Wed18.01.202314:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B lecture
Wed25.01.202314:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B lecture

Examination modalities

oral individual examination where the emphasis is placed on the discussion of the subjects.

Course registration

Not necessary

Curricula

Literature

Lecture notes for this course are available. beim Vortragenden

Previous knowledge

Quantum mechanics.

Language

German