Introduction to High Energy Physics

Introduction to High Energy Physics (M.Sc.)

Cursus

193530040

 

Aanvangsblok

1B

Studiepunten (ECTS)

5

 

Opmerkingen

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Cursustype

Cursus

 

Aanmeldingsprocedure

Zelf aanmelden via OSIRIS Student

Voertaal

Engels

 

Inschrijven via OSIRIS

Ja

Is onderdeel van

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Contactpersoon

prof. dr. ing. B. van Eijk

 

 

 

E-mail

b.vaneijk@utwente.nl

 

 

 

Docenten

 

 

 

 

Docent

prof. dr. ing. B. van Eijk

 

 

 

 

Cursusdoelen

 

 

Verplicht materiaal

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Boek

Inhoud

 

 

'Introduction to elementary particles' van D.J. Griffiths (Wiley, 1987, ISBN 0-471-60386-4) + Syllabus

 

 

 

Participating program(s)

Exam Objective

 

 

 

 

 

Bachelor Technische Natuurkunde (Bsc-TN)

Bachelor

 

Aanbevolen materiaal

Master Applied Physics (MSc-APH)

Master

 

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Purpose

 

 

Werkvormen (aanwezigheidsplicht)

 

 

 

Hoorcollege

Introduction to the physical background of high energy physics.

 

Werkcollege (verplicht)

 

 

 

 

Course information

 

 

 

 

 

 

Toetsen

In this course the following topics are discussed:

 

* big bang theory and elementary particles: 'macroscopy' versus 'fermiscopy',

* theory of special relativity and relativistic kinematics, particles, waves and fields,

* the atomic nucleus and particle decay,

* Rutherford scattering and the theory of scattering,

* elektromagnetic, strong and weak interactions,

* baryons en mesons: the quark model,

* accelerators principles,

* W en Z0 : carriers of the weak interaction; experiments,

* the Standard Model and the Higgs particle

* structure of the proton: the quark-parton model; experiments,

* elektron-positron annihilation; precision measurements,

* particles and matter: detection principles,

* detectors in High Energy Physics.

 

Tentamen

Weging 1, Minimum cijfer 5.5

 

 

 

 

Content

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

During this lecture, Chapters 1 through 6 plus 7.1 points, 7.2, 8.5 and 8.6 from the book "Introduction to elementary particles" by D.J. Griffiths will be discussed. The syllabus is a number of components from the standard physics curriculum summarized and widely discussed theoretical and experimental aspects of elementary particle physics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prerequisite

 

 

 

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