Particles and Fields

Holger Gies, WiSe 2021/2022

Lectures: Friday 12-14, HS2, Abbeanum

Tutorials: Tuesday 10-12, SR 7, HHW4 with Jobst Ziebell
First Event: Lecture on Friday, 22 October 2021.

Exercise sheets:

  • Blatt 1
  • Further sheets and all course material will be available on Moodle

Course organization

  • The module registration proceeds via Friedolin according to the standard regulations.
  • A successful participation in the exercise classes is a necessary prerequisite for the module examination.
  • The form of the module examination (written exam or oral examination) depends on the number of participants and takes place by the end of or after the lecture course. Details will be announced in the lecture.


  • Selected Chapters of:
    • M. Kaku, “Quantum Field Theory”, Oxford University Press
    • L.H. Ryder, “Quantum Field Theory”, Cambridge University Press
    • M.E. Peskin and D.V. Schroeder, “An Introduction To Quantum Field Theory,” Addison-Wesley (1995)
    • B. Felsager, “Geometry, Particles, and Fields”, Springer
    • I.J.R. Aitchison, A.J.G. Hey, “Gauge Theories in Particle Physics: Volume I: From Relativistic Quantum Mechanics to QED”, CRC Press (2002)