THERMAL FIELD THEORY ( FYSH520 9 PTS), FALL 2016


General

Lecturer:
Kimmo Kainulainen
FL220
Lectures 28 h:
Tue and Thu 14.15-16.00
FL140/FYS5
Course time:
13.9.-1.12

Grading assistant
Olli Koskivaara

YK215
Excercises 28 h:
Thu 16.15-18.00 
FYS5 
EXAM = Indifvidual Final Projcets
5-12.12 / Negociable
 

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Course description

Topics include: Basics of Thremal field theory. Quantum statistics. Imaginary time formalism. Real time formalism. Interacting theories. Renormalization. Infrared problems and resummations. Fermions and gauge fields. Effective actions and effective potential. Fremion propagation in medium. Plasma dynamics. Out-of-equilibrium field theory.

Source literature

J. Kapusta
Finite Temperature Thermal Field Theory
M. LeBellac
Thermal Field Theory
M. Laine and A. Vuorinen
Basics of Thermal Tield Theory
 

Lecture notes

These are available only in Finnish. I am inserting them here week by week at the rate I correct and update my old notes.

Lectures


Excercises

Viikko 1 Viikko 2 Viikko 3 Viikko 4 Viikko 5 Viikko 6
Viikko 7 Viikko 6 Viikko 9 Viikko 10 Viikko 11 Viikko 12

Ex. 1 Ex. 2 Ex. 3 Ex. 4 Ex. 5 Ex. 6
Ex. 7 Ex. 8 Ex. 9 NONE NONE NONE
Full set of lectures .




Kimmo Kainulainen
Last edited: 16 September 2016