The course consists of 2x45 minutes of lectures every week, and consultations of approximately 45 minutes/week, scheduled as necessary. The language of the course is English; consultation in Hungarian is available upon request.
Lectures: Thursday 16:15-18:00, room F3M01.
Aim and scope
This course builds upon Quantum Field Theory (BMETE15MF65) and discusses advanced topics such as
(i) renormalization group and scaling;
(ii) advanced functional techniques, non-perturbative methods and their applications;
(iii) symmetries and their breaking;
(iv) effective action, effective potential;
(v) instantons and quantum tunneling.
There will be additional reading material assigned during the course, for which guidance is given during the consultations.