Conformal Field Theory - Material for the year 2019-2020

2019-2020
Lecturer(s): 
Dr Heeyeon Kim
General Prerequisites: 

Quantum Field Theory (MT)

Course Term: 
Trinity
Course Weight: 
1.00 unit(s)

Assessment type:

Course Overview: 

16 lectures.
Areas: PT, CMT
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Course Synopsis: 

1. RG flow, scale and conformal invariance
2. Conformal invariance in d-dimensions
3. Conformal invariance in 2-dimensions
4. The operator formalism and radial quantization
5. Virasoro algebra
6. Minimal model
7. Modular invariance
8. Conformal bootstrap