Course syllabus

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Introduction to Quantum Field Theory

EXTP30, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2013/14
Decided by: Education Board B
Date of Decision: 2013-04-10

General Information

Elective for: F5
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


The overall purpose of the course is that the student should acquire the theoretical concepts, based on quantum mechanics and special relativity, that are needed in order to describe relativistic elementary particles and their interactions.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must


Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Hand-in assignments and oral examination.


Admission requirements:

Required prior knowledge: FMFN10 Quantum Mechanics, Advanced Course 2 or EXTP25 Theoretical Particle Physics.
The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Johan Rathsman,
Course homepage:
Further information: The course is given by the Faculty of Science (FYTN10) and does not follow the study period structure.