17/04/2013, 11:30 — 12:30 — Room P3.10, Mathematics Building
John Huerta, Instituto Superior Técnico
QFT IIWe continue our gentle introduction to quantum field theory for mathematicians. We discuss the Klein-Gordon equation, and how it decomposes into oscillators. We quantize this system by quantizing the oscillators, obtaining the free scalar field, the simplest quantum field there is.