Effective Field Theories

Data inizio: 
Giovedì, 1 Febbraio 2018
Data fine: 
Giovedì, 31 Maggio 2018
Ore totali: 
40
Ore totali docenti responsabili: 
40
MODALITA' DELL'ESAME
Prova orale
PREREQUISITI E ANNI DI CORSO PER CUI E' CONSIGLIATO

Il corso sarà rivolto agli allievi del IV Anno.
Prerequisiti necessari: Fisica Teorica 1

Programma

The building blocks of the Standard Model 
Representations of the Lorentz group: Particles vs Fields
Long range forces: gauge invariance from Lorentz invariance
General Relativity as an Effective Field Theory
Effective Field Theories and Renormalisation 
Renormalization Group flows, fixed points and critical surfaces
Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking and the Goldstone Theorem
The Callan-Coleman-Wess-Zumino formalism 
The electroweak chiral Lagrangian and the Higgs boson
The naturalness of the electroweak scale
Non-linear realization of space-time symmetries
The Effective Field Theory of Inflation
 

Riferimenti bibliografici

Steven Weinberg - The Quantum Theory of Fields, Volume 1, 2 
Matthew Schwartz - Quantum Field Theory and the Standard Model
Riccardo Barbieri - Lectures on the Electroweak Interactions
Daniel Baumann, Liam McAllister - Inflation and String Theory