This course gives an introduction to the physics of elementary particles and their interactions. It starts with atoms, nuclei, nucleons and builds up towards a description of the Standard Model of Particle Physics and a basic understanding of the strong, electromagnetic and weak interactions.
Lectures and problem / discussion sessions
Book: Sylvie Braibant, Giorgio Giacomelli, Maurizio Spurio, Particles and Fundamental Interactions, Springer 2012
The final grade will take into account exam results and the personal work during the course in a way to be determined in in consultation with the students.
(Also have a look at the Exam Schedule).
Speciale Relativiteitstheorie, Klassieke Mechanica a, Klassieke Elektrodynamica and Quantummechanica 2
Contact details lecturer: Dr. D.F.E. Samtleben (Dorothea)
More detailed information will be available on Blackboard.