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This is the webpage of the course "TTP 2" in Fall 2017.
The lecturer is Prof. Dr. Kirill Melnikov. 
The teaching assistants are Dr. Hjalte Frellesvig and Dr. Robbert Rietkerk.
Both the lectures and the tutorials will be taught in English.

Lectures are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 09:45 to 11:15 (schedule). 
Tutorials are on Wednesdays from 15:45 to 17:15 (schedule). 
If there are deviations from the usual schedule, they will be posted under "Announcements".

Exercise sheets are to be handed in at the start of the tutorial. Timely handed-in exercise sheet solutions will be given 0, 1 or 2 points. For a successful participation of the course, students must hand solutions to at least 10 exercise sheets (out of approximately 13 exercise sheets) and must collect at least 10 points in total.

Topics covered in lectures:
Oct 17    Soft photons in QED (Lecture-01)
Oct 19    Infra-red divergences in QED: their interpretation and summation (Lecture-02)
Oct 24    Infra-red divergences in QED: their interpretation and summation (Lecture-02)
Oct 26    Optical theorem; Cutkosky rules; unstable particles (Lecture-03)
Nov 2     Optical theorem; Cutkosky rules; unstable particles (Lecture-03)
Nov 7     Unstable particles; Rho meson decay (Lecture-04)
Nov 9     LSZ formula; Lehmann-Källen representation of two-point function (Lecture-05)
Nov 14   The idea of renormalization; counting ultraviolet divergences (Lecture-06)
Nov 16   Renormalized perturbation theory at one-loop in phi^4-theory (Lecture-07)
Nov 21   One-loop renormalization in QED: wave function, mass and charge renormalization (Lecture-08)
Nov 23   One-loop renormalization in QED: wave function, mass and charge renormalization (Lecture-08)
Nov 28   Gauge-invariance and Ward identities (Lecture-09)
Nov 30   Non-Abelian gauge theories (Lecture-10)
Dec 5     Spontaneous symmetry breaking (Lecture-11)
Dec 7     Spontaneous symmetry breaking / Higgs mechanism
Dec 12   Higgs mechanism (Lecture-12)
Dec 14   The Standard Model of particle physics: massive gauge bosons (Lecture-13)
Dec 19   The Standard Model of particle physics: leptons and quarks (Lecture-14)
Dec 21   Path integral formalism (Lecture-15)
Jan 9      Path integral formalism (Lecture-15)
Jan 11    Spinor-helicity formalism (Lecture-16)
Jan 16    Spinor-helicity formalism (Lecture-16)
Jan 18    Quark-gluon scattering and colour ordering (Lecture-17)
Jan 23    Quark-gluon scattering and colour ordering (Lecture-17)
Jan 25    One-loop divergencies in non-Abelian quantum field theory (Lecture-18)
Jan 30    One-loop divergencies in non-Abelian quantum field theory (Lecture-18)
Feb 1     One-loop renormalization of Yang-Mills theory, running coupling constant and beta function (Lecture-19)
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Robbert Rietkerk,
Oct 16, 2017, 2:18 AM