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.
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.