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2019/2020

Experimental Tests of the Standard Model

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02ETSM ZK 2 2+0 Czech
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Department of Physics
Synopsis:

The experimental tools for the study of the deep inelastic scattering of leptons on nucleons. The determination of the structure functions of nucleons, the verification of the quantum chromodynamics, the measurement of the coupling constant of the strong interactions.

Requirements:

Knowledge of basic course of physics, detectors and interaction of ionising radiation.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Deep inelastic scattering of leptons on nucleons

a) Kinematics, basic relations for cross section

b) Influence of resolution, radiative losses, Fermi motion and systematic errors on cross section measurement

c) Measurement of rate R

d) Electroweak interferences and charge asymmetry

e) Determination of F2 in fixed target experiments and in head collisions

2. Determination of quark and gluon distribution functions

a) Method of moments

b) Method of evolution equations

3. Photoproduction

a) Cross section of photon interaction with target

b) Direct processes and processes with decomposed photon

c) Structure functions of photons

4. Electroweak interferences in interactions between electrons and positrons

a) Forward-backward angle asymmetry

b) determination of Salam-Weingerg angle

c) results of experiments from DESY

5. Hadron and jet production in lepton-hadron interactions

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Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Methods for testing properties originating from the Standard model of particle physics

Abilities:

Application of above mentioned methods on particular problems in quantum chromodynamics and electroweak theory

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] R.W.Leo: Techniques for Nuclear and Particle Physics Experiments, Springer-Verlag 1897

Recommended references:

[2] D. Green: The Physics of Particle Detectors, Cambridge University Press, 2000

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