Particle Physics

winter term 2017/2018
Lecturer: Priv. Doz. Dr. Monica Dunford
 

         

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Priv. Doz. Dr. Monica Dunford

Lectures: INF 227, HS 1

Tue, 14:15 - 16:00 
Thu, 14:15 - 16:00 

The lecture focuses on modern particle physics; 
it will discuss the building blocks of matter and
the forces between them.

 

The lecture is based on:
Modern Particle Physics
von M. Thomson

[available in library]

Exam

The exam will take place on Thurs, Feb 8th from 14:00 to 16:00 in INF 227 HS 1. Entrance to the room will be granted from 13:30.

You are allowed to bring one handwritten sheet (DIN A4, both sides is okay). You may bring your own calculator (with no Wifi or programming function). Otherwise we will provide a Casio fx-85GT PLUS, the manual can be found here.

An identity document with a photograph is mandatory.

The review of the exam will take place Tues, Feb 13th from 14:00 to 16:00 in INF 227 HS 1. 

The re-try exam will be an oral exam and will take place April 13th and 16th. 

Lectures

 

# Datum Inhalt Chapters
1 17.10.2017 Introduction  1-3
2 19.10.2017 Decay Rates and Cross Sections 1-3
3 24.10.2017 Phase Space and Phase Space Integration 1-3
4 26.10.2017 Dirac Equation and Spinors 4
  31.10.2017 No lecture  
5 02.11.2018 Interaction by Particle Exchange 5
6 07.11.2018 Electron-Positron Annihilation (1) 6
7 09.11.2018 Electron-Positron Annihilation (2) 6
8 14.11.2017 Electron-Proton Elastic Scattering 7
9 16.11.2017 Deep Inelastic Scattering (1) 8
10 21.11.2017 Deep Inelastic Scattering (2)  8
11 23.11.2017 Symmetries and the Quark Model (1) 9
12 28.11.2017 Symmetries and the Quark Model (2) 9
13 30.11.2017 Quantum Chromodynamics (1) 10
14 05.12.2017 Quantum Chromodynamics (2) 10
15 07.12.2017 Quantum Chromodynamics (3) 10
16 12.12.2017 The Weak Interaction (1) 11
17 14.12.2017 The Weak Interaction (2) 11
18 19.12.2017 The Weak Interaction of Leptons (1) 12
19 21.12.2017 The Weak Interaction of Leptons (2) 12
20 09.01.2018 CP Violation and Weak Hadronic Interactions (1) 14
21 11.01.2018 CP Violation and Weak Hadronic Interactions (2) 14
22 16.01.2018 B-Meson Physics 14
23 18.01.2018 W Decay Width 15
24 23.01.2018 Electroweak Unification 15
25 25.01.2018

Standard Model Tests

16
26 30.01.2018 The Higgs Boson 17
27 01.02.2018 Neutrino Oscillations 13
       
  08.02.2018 Written Exams  
  13.02.2018 Exam Review  
  13/16.04.2018 Retry Exams  
 
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Particle Physics
winter term 2017/2018
Dunford
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