Course details of PH 540 - Elementary Particle Physics |
Course Name | Elementary Particle Physics |
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Total Credits | 6 |
Type | T |
Lecture | 2 |
Tutorial | 1 |
Practical | 0 |
Selfstudy | 0 |
Half Semester | N |
Prerequisite | |
Text Reference | F. Halzen and A.D. Martin, Quarks and Leptons, John Wiley, 1984 G. Kane, Modern Elementary Particle Physics, Addison Wesley, 1987 K. Huang, Quarks, Leptons and Gauge Fields, World Scientific, |
Description | Phenomenology of strong and weak interactions. Conserved quantum numbers. Leptons, nucleons and mesons. Partial conservation of axial current. Non-abelian gauge theories.Spontaneous breaking of global and local symmetries. The Higgs mechanism. Weinberg Salam Theory. Quantum Chromodynamics.Accelerator experiments and detectors. Low energy and non-accelerator experiments. Questions beyond the Standard model. Unification proposals. |
Last Update | 03-04-2003 16:18:14 |