# Homeworks for PHY 396 L

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Plain TeX (not LaTeX) source of the problem set. Needs phyzzx macros.
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PS
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## Spring 1999, Dr. Kaplunovsky's class

• In lieu of set 1: Evaluate and simplify the numerator of the one-loop QED vertex correction. Due January 27.
Solutions: (tex, dvi, ps).
• Set 2: Problems 6.1 and 6.3 of the Peskin & Schroeder textbook. Due February 3.
Solutions: (tex, dvi(tar), ps).
• Set 3: Problems 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3 of the Peskin & Schroeder textbook. Due February 18.
Solutions: (tex, dvi(tar), ps).
• Set 4: Prove the Ward-Takahashi identity for the Scalar QED. Due February 25.
Solutions: (tex, dvi(tar), ps).
• Set 5 (tex, dvi(tar), ps). Due March 4.
Solutions: (tex, dvi(tar), ps).
• Set 6 (tex, dvi, ps). Due March 11.
Note errors in the printed version.
Solutions: (tex, dvi, ps).
• In lieu of set 7: Brush up on statistical mechanics. Due March 23.
• Set 8: Problems 11.1 and 11.3 of the Peskin & Schroeder textbook. Due April 8.
Solutions: (tex, dvi, ps).
• In lieu of set 9: Read chapter 19 of Weinberg's book and learn more about Goldstone bosons in general and pions in particular. Due April 15.
• Set 10: Problems 12.1 and 12.2 of the Peskin & Schroeder textbook. Due April 22.
Solutions: (tex, dvi, ps).
• Set 11: Final project ath the end of part~II of the Peskin & Schroeder textbook, parts (a), (b), (c) (e) and (f). Due April 29.
Solutions: (tex, dvi, ps).
• Set 12 (tex, dvi, ps). Due May 6.
Solutions: (tex, dvi, ps).
• ### Exams

• Mid-term (tex, dvi, ps), due April 1.
• Final (tex, dvi, ps), due May 11.