Subatomic Physics (PHYS*4130)
Code and section: PHYS*4130*01
Term: Winter 2018
Instructor: Dennis Mücher
|Dennis Mücher||MacN firstname.lastname@example.org|
Thursday, 2 - 4 pm in my office (MacN 224)
If office hours do not work for you, please arrange an appointment via email or drop in for quick questions.
|Monday - Wednesday - Friday||11:30 -12:20||MCKN 226|
- Nuclear Physics
1.2.Experimental Methods for Nuclear Physics Experiments
1.3.The Nuclear Force
1.4.Nuclear Models and Collectivity in Nuclei
- Physics of Exotic Nuclei
2.2.Experiments with Radioactive Ion Beams
- Particle Physics
3.2.Experimental Methods for Particle Physics Experiment
3.3.Overview to Feynman Calculus and QED
3.4.Quantum Chromodynamics, Quark-Gluon Plasma, Higgs
- Weak Interaction, Symmetries and Neutrino Physics
- Applications of Nuclear and Particle Physics
There is no single textbook which covers the complete course. I will be posting my lecture notes and additional material onto courselink.
- "Particles and Nuclei" by Povh, Rith, Scholz, Zetsche
- "Introductory Nuclear Physics" by Kenneth S. Krane
- "Nuclear and Particle Physics" by B. R. Martin (Wiley)
- "Introduction to Elementary Particles" by David Griffiths
- "Subatomic Physics" by Henley and Garcia
|Midterm (Wednesday, 28 of February 2018, 6pm - 8pm)||30%|
|Final Exam (Wednesday, 18 of April 2018, 11:30am – 1:30pm)||50%|
If the final exam mark is greater than that of the midterm, the midterm will be dropped and the final exam mark will be weighted as 80% of the final mark.
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