PP1: Introduction to Particle Physics

Module title: Introduction to Particle Physics (PP1)

Module convenor: Dr. Cristina Lazzeroni (Birmingham)

Module aims:To provide an introduction to Particle Physics phenomenology and recent experimental results. Specialized and intended for high energy physics students.

Learning objectives: Revise properties and classification of particles and forces; Revise relativistic kinematics, particle production and decays; Get overview of Standard Model; Revise Conservation Laws and Symmetries; Revise Angular momentum and Spin concepts, Isospin; Get familiar with concept of C, P, CP and CPT and their applications; Revise concept and application of CKM matrix

Syllabus:

Duration: 
1h on Tue, 1h on Wed, 10h total
Academic year: 
2010-2011
Starts: 
12/10/2010 - 12:00