PHY6648: Quantum Field Theory I
This course is the first semester of a three semester graduate level course on
Quantum Field Theory.
Below are links to course information, a syllabus.
Class and contact Information
Lectures: MWF period 9 (4:05-4:55 pm), via Zoom.
Office hours: W period 5 (11:45-12:35), via zoom and by appointment
Announcements, Fall 2020
- I have scheduled our class meetings on Zoom. You may access the meeting ID
number on Canvas. The ID and password will be emailed to the class in the
week before the first class.
- Problem Set 1 has been posted on the course webpage and can also be accessed on Canvas.
Students are expected to know and comply with
the University's policies regarding academic honesty
and use of copyrighted materials.
Cheating, plagiarism, or other violations of the Academic Honesty Guidelines
will not be tolerated and will be pursued through the University's
Students are expected to provide professional and respectful feedback on the
quality of instruction in this course by completing course evaluations
online via GatorEvals. Guidance on how to give feedback in a professional
and respectful manner is available at
https://gatorevals.aa.ufl.edu/students/. Students will be notified when the
evaluation period opens, and can complete evaluations through the email they
receive from GatorEvals, in their Canvas course menu under GatorEvals, or
via https://ufl.bluera.com/ufl/. Summaries of course evaluation results are
available to students at
Students requesting classroom accommodations
must first register with the Disabilities Resources Program, located in
the Dean of Students Office, P202 Peabody Hall.
The Disabilities Resources Program will provide documentation to
the student, who must then deliver this documentation to the instructor
when requesting accommodations.
Our class sessions may be audio-visually recorded for students in the class to refer back and for enrolled students who are unable to attend live. Students who participate with their camera engaged or utilize a profile image are agreeing to have their video or image recorded. If you are unwilling to consent to have your profile or video image recorded, be sure to keep your camera off and do not use a profile image. Likewise, students who un-mute during class and participate verbally are agreeing to have their voices recorded.
If you are not willing to consent to have your voice recorded during class, you will need to keep your mute button activated and communicate exclusively using the "chat" feature, which allows students to type questions and comments live. The chat will not be recorded or shared.
As in all courses, unauthorized recording and unauthorized sharing of recorded materials is prohibited.
We may have face-to-face instructional sessions to accomplish the student learning objectives of this course. In response to COVID-19, the following policies and requirements are in place to maintain your learning environment and to enhance the safety of our in-classroom interactions.
You are required to wear approved face coverings at all times during class and within buildings. Following and enforcing these policies and requirements are all of our responsibility. Failure to do so will lead to a report to the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution.
This course has been assigned a physical classroom with enough capacity to maintain physical distancing (6 feet between individuals) requirements. Please utilize designated seats and maintain appropriate spacing between students. Please do not move desks or stations.
Sanitizing supplies are available in the classroom if you wish to wipe down your desks prior to sitting down and at the end of the class.
Follow your instructor's guidance on how to enter and exit the classroom. Practice physical distancing to the extent possible when entering and exiting the classroom.
If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms (Click here for guidance from the CDC on symptoms of coronavirus (Links to an external site.)), please use the UF Health screening system and follow the instructions on whether you are able to attend class. Click here for UF Health guidance on what to do if you have been exposed to or are experiencing Covid-19 symptoms (Links to an external site.).
Course materials will be provided to you with an excused absence, and you will be given a reasonable amount of time to make up work. Find more information in the university attendance policies (Links to an external site.).