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PHYS156 HM - Foundations of Field Theory


Credit(s): 3

Instructor(s): Sahakian

Offered: Spring

Description: This course explores concepts, methods, and applications of the classical theory of fields. On the physics side, we will learn about cosmological inflation, superconductivity, electroweak theory, solitons, the nuclear force, and magnetic monopoles. On the mathematics side, we will learn the basics of differential geometry and Lie algebras. Throughout the course, we will emphasize the unity of physical principles and techniques across a wide range of systems and disciplines.

Prerequisite(s): PHYS111 HM  and MATH115 HM