PHYSICS 521 - Elementary Particle Physics I
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Physics (PHYSICS)
Department: LSA Physics
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Advisory Prerequisites:
PHYSICS 512 and Graduate standing.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Overview for anyone who wants to understand the very successful "Standard Model" of particle physics, with emphasis on the predictions and tests of the theory, why it is now widely believed to describe nature, and also on open questions. Topics to be studied: the ElectroWeak theory and Quantum Chromodynamics, properties of quarks and leptons, Higgs bosons, CP violation, a few topics beyond the Standard Model (grand unifications, supersymmetry, and neutrino masses), and existing and future experimental facilities and detectors.

PHYSICS 521 - Elementary Particle Physics I
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
11856
Open
28
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 9781107034266
Modern particle physics, Author: Mark Thomson, University of Cambridge., Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1. publ. 2013
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