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PHYS 4055 - Nuclear and Particle Physics
  
Course last offered 
 :   
Fall 2016/17
Instructor(s)
 :
LIU Tao
No. of credits
 :
3


Teaching Pattern
  • Duration of course: about 13 weeks
  • Lecture hour(s) per week: 3
 
Content
In this course, a systematic introduction to particle physics will be provided, with the topics mainly covering:
 
  • The tool of Feynman diagrams
  • The Standard Model in particle physics (the zoo of fundamental particles, electroweak unified theory, and Higgs mechanism)
  • Particle physics at colliders (particularly at the Large Hadron Collider)
  • The interplay between particle physics and cosmology

It aims at enabling students to catch up the progress in particle physics in a timely way, and appreciate the beauty of fundamental rules in nature.

 

Remarks
  • Prerequisite: PHYS 3036 or PHYS 3037
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS