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Quantum Field Theory
... no spooky action at a distance (Einstein)
Early Results
Relativistic Quantum Mechanics Klein-Gordon Equation
Dirac Equation
The Dawn of QFT Spinors
Feynman Slash Notation
Klein-Gordon Field
Dirac Field
Grassman Variable
Conformal Field Theory
Countdown to the Standard Model
From a framework to a model Yang-Mills Theory
Quantum Electrodynamics
Quantum Chromodynamics
Electroweak Theory
Higgs Mechanism
Standard Model
Semi-Classical Gravity and the Dark Age Hawking Radiation
Chandrashekhar Limit
Problems with the Standard Model
Beyond the Standard Model Beyond the Standard Model
Quantum Gravity
Theory of Everything
Related De Donder-Weyl Theory

A Conformal Field Theory is a Quantum Field Theory possessing Conformal Symmetry. CFTs are important in String Theory, and in the "Renormalization Group flow" of a general QFT, since the behavior of the QFT near a fixed point of the RG flow is described by a CFT.

Basic definition and properties Edit this section

Their role in renormalization theory Edit this section

Their role in string theory Edit this section