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Course: Quantum Electrodynamics 1

Department/Abbreviation: OPT/QE1

Year: 2020

Guarantee: 'prof. RNDr. Zdeněk Hradil, CSc.'

Annotation: Introduction to the physics of elementary particles and relativistic quantum mechanics

Course review:
-Introduction to the physics of elementary particles -Lorentz transformation of the spacetime, special theory of relativity, covariant and contravariant symbology -Klein-Gordon equation and its interpretation from the viewpoint of relativistic quantum mechanics -Spinor representation of Lorentz group, Dirac equation and its mathematical solution, vacuum and antiparticles, algebra of gamma-matrices, non-relativistic limit -Maxwell equations in a covariant form -Variation principle and Lagrangian formalism, symmetry and calibration field -Noether's theorem and laws of conservation -Scalar complex field and electromagnetic field, interaction, Bohm-Ahronov effect, Yang-Mills field, field, geometry of calibration fields -Interpretation of equations of relativistic quantum mechanics in the terms of canonical quantization, scalar complex field -Canonical quantization of Dirac field, anticommutation rule and Fermi exclusion principle -Canonic quantization of electromagnetic field, calibration invariance, radiation and Lorentz calibration, Feymman path integral