Course data
Course name: Advanced Quantum Field Theory
Neptun ID: BMETE15MF71
Responsible teacher: Gábor Takács Prof.
Department: Department of Physics
Programme: Courses for Physicist MSc students
Course data sheet: BMETE15MF71
Requirements, Informations



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.