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Lectures

The course in 'Particle Physics, Cosmology and Accelerators' (FYSC14) covers the following topics:

 

  • Relativistic kinematics
  • 4 momentum
  • Quarks and leptons:
  • Wave equations and quantum numbers
  • Heisenbergs uncertainty relation
  • Experimental methods.

          -Linear and Circular accelerators
          -Collision rate and luminosity
          -Secondary beams
          -Detectors and particle identification
          -Tracking chambers
          -Calorimeters

  • Electromagnetic interaction
  • Feynman diagrams
  • Weak interaction
  • The electroweak theory
  • The Higgs mechanism and the search for the higgs boson
  • Electroweak interaction with quarks
  • Quark mixing
  • Resonance particles and discoveries
  • Strong interaction

 

          -Asymptotic freedom and confinement
          -Hadronization
          -Jets

  • Deep inelastic scattering -The behaviour of the structure function
  • Possible extensions of the Standard Model
  • Cosmology -The evolution of Universe

          -Dark matter, epochs

 

In terms of curriculum this corresponds to chapter 1 of Leif Jönssons lecture notes, plus the following sections in the course book:

Chapter 1 ( minus 1.4.2, 1.4.3)

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4 (up to 4.4. inclusive)

Chapter 7 ( minus 7.3, 7.43, 7.5)

Chapter 8 ( minus 8.1.4, and 8.2.3a and out)

Chapter 9 (minus 9.1.4)

Chapter 10 (10.1 and 10.2.1)

Chapter 11: (minus section 11.5 and 11.6)