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Fall 2019 Physics GU4050 section 001
Introduction to Particle Physics

Call Number 17954
Day & Time
MW 2:40pm-3:55pm
705 Pupin Laboratories
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Georgia S Karagiorgi
Course Description Prerequisites: PHYS UN2601 or PHYS UN2802 or the equivalent. This course covers the Standard Model of Particle Physics, including it conception, successes, and limitations, with the goal of introducing upper-level physics majors to the foundations and current status of particle physics as a field of research. Specific topics to be covered include: historical introduction and review of the Standard Model; particle interactions and particle dynamics; relativistic kinematics; Feynman calculus, quantum electrodynamics, quantum chromodynamics, and weak interactions; electroweak unification and the Higgs mechanism; neutrino oscillations; and beyond-standard model physics and evidence. Along the way, students will research special topics and familiarize themselves with particle physics research.
Web Site Vergil
Department Physics
Enrollment 8 students (20 max) as of 12:34PM Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Subject Physics
Number GU4050
Section 001
Division Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Campus Morningside
Section key 20193PHYS4050G001

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