# PP6: Particle Physics Techniques

Posted September 25th, 2014 by mpags

Specialized and intended for high energy physics students.

History of particle physics instrumentation;

Interaction of charged particles with matter;

Interaction of photons and electrons with matter;

Example of a gaseous detector (drift/diffusion/avalanche creation, signal formation and processing);

Statistics in Particle Physics;

The Monte-Carlo method

The lecture notes and the homework assignments can be found here: http://epweb2.ph.bham.ac.uk/user/nikolopoulos/LecturesParticlePhysicsMet...

## Module title: Particle Physics Techniques (PP6)

**Module convenor:**Dr. Konstantinos Nikolopoulos

**Module aims and learning objectives:**

Specialized and intended for high energy physics students.

**Syllabus (preliminary):**

History of particle physics instrumentation;

Interaction of charged particles with matter;

Interaction of photons and electrons with matter;

Example of a gaseous detector (drift/diffusion/avalanche creation, signal formation and processing);

Statistics in Particle Physics;

The Monte-Carlo method

The lecture notes and the homework assignments can be found here: http://epweb2.ph.bham.ac.uk/user/nikolopoulos/LecturesParticlePhysicsMet...

Duration:

1hAcademic year:

2014-2015Starts:

01/10/2014 - 11:00