MM2: Group Theory

Module title: Group Theory (MM2)

Module convenor: Dr. Orlando Villalobos-Baillie (Birmingham)


Module aims: To provide an informal introduction to the use of group theory in particle physics, and its application to the Quark Model.


Learning objectives:
  • Get overview of relevant concepts from Lie groups and Lie algebra;
  • Get introduction to the application of these groups to the static Quark Model;
  • Study structure of SU(3) multiplets and their coupling.

Syllabus:

Lecture notes available here

Duration: 
1h on Tue, 1h on Thu, 10h total
Academic year: 
2010-2011
Starts: 
16/11/2010 - 11:00