Series of Lectures by prof. dr Ludmil Hadjiivanov at the Faculty of Science and Mathematics Nis “Symmetries in Field Theory”

Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Nis (Department of Physics, Chair of Theoretical Physics and Center for Theoretical Physics) and Faculty of Physics University of Craiova, Romania, through the SEENET-MTP – UNESCO-BRESCE Project “Training and Mobility Program. Promotion of exellence and growing of the youth’s interest for education in Physics and Mathematics” organize a series of lectures

“Symmetries in Field Theory”

Lecturer is prof. dr Ludmil Hadjiivanov, Elementary Particles Theory Lab., INRNE, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Lecure 1: Tuesday, 29 June, 2010, at 13.15pm.
Groups – an introduction. Various types of groups and group structures. Representations. Schur’s lemma.

Lecture 2: Wednesday, 30 June, 2010, at 13.00pm.
Space-time groups (rotation group, Lorentz and Poincaré groups, conformal group). Groups of internal (gauge) symmetries (Standard Model and GUTs). Examples and applications.

Lecture 3: Thuesrday, 1 July, 2010, at 11.00pm.
Semisimple Lie groups and Lie algebras – general theory and finite dimensional representations. Schur-Weyl duality. Superselection sectors. Observables and symmetries in QFT. Supersymmetry.

Lectures will be held in the Room 100, at the Faculty of Science and Mathematics Nis.

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