Effective Field Theory MIT

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Video Lectures from 8.851 Effective Field Theory, Spring 2013

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Lecture 1: Introduction to Effective Field Theory (EFT)
In this lecture, the professor discussed EFT of Hydrogen, topdown and bottomup, and renormalizable EFT.

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Lecture 2: Dimensional Power Counting
In this lecture, the professor discussed Marginal & (ir)relevant operators, Standard Model as and EFT, and started topic of field redefinitions.

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Lecture 3: Field Redefinitions
In this lecture, the professor finished field redefinitions, discussed loops, regularization and the impact on power counting.

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Lecture 4: Matching and Decoupling
In this lecture, the professor discussed alphas(mu) and integrating out massive particles in MSbar, and Electroweak Hamiltonian Hw.

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Lecture 5: Classic Operator Renormalization Group Equations (RGE)
In this lecture, the professor discussed renormalization group equations for Hw, running & scale variations, LL, NLL, etc., matching and scheme dependence.

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Lecture 6: Chiral Lagrangians
In this lecture, the professor discussed linear sigma model & field redefinitions, nonlinear Lagrangian & symmetry breaking, Spurion analysis, and started topic of loops.