Course details of PH 540 - Elementary Particle Physics

Course Name Elementary Particle Physics
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.
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