Effective field theory and many-body theory

Effective field theory and many-body theory

Instructor:

Achim Schwenk
S2|11 205, Tel. -21550
Office hour/help room: Wednesday 2-3pm, starting April 29

This course will give an introduction to effective theories and the physics of many-body systems, with special attention to modern concepts and to applications ranging from cold atoms to nuclei, neutron stars and condensed matter systems.

Announcements

  • Zoom link for remote lectures and office hour/help room, as well as links to video recording have been sent via TUCAN messages. If you are interested in joining the lectures, please register in TUCAN or contact me by email.

Outline

  1. Organizational matters
  2. Nuclear forces: scattering and bound states
  3. Low resolution: pionless effective field theory (EFT)
  4. Many-body ingredients for strong interacting systems
  5. Many-body approaches
  6. QCD, the theory of the strong interaction
  7. High resolution: chiral EFT
  8. Ingredients for nuclear calculations
  9. Survey of applications
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