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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
02UFEC Z 2 2+0 Czech
Lecturer:
Jaroslav Bielčík (guarantor)
Tutor:
Jaroslav Bielčík (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

The course provides an easily accessible introduction to elementary particle physics. Development, methods, goals and perspectives of the subject are presented.

Requirements:

Knowledge of basic course of physics

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Basic notation in the field, elementary particles and properties, literature

2. Natural system of units, history of the field

3. Main kinematic definitions and relations

4. Cross section and it's calculation in classical physics

5. Sketch of the quantum theory structure, matrix elements and cross sections in quantum theory

6. Relativistic calibration quantum field theory, Feynmann diagrams, renormalization, calibration symmetry, Higgs mechanism

7. Standard model - quantum electrodynamics, Glashow-Weinberg-Salam theory of electroweak interactions, quantum chromodynamics

8. Quark model, hadron description using multiplets of SU(N)

9. Deep inelastic scattering of leptons on nucleons, parton model

10. Theory of elementary particles beyond standard model - Grand unification theory,super-symmetric theory, string theory

11. Passing of radiation through matter, experimental methods in elementary particle physics

12. Main types of detectors

13. ATLAS experiment - research program, description of the detector, structure of incoming data, analysis, obtained results

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Insight into the elementary particle physics

Skills:

Orientation in the problematics of the elementary particle physics

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] K. Nakamura et al.(Particle Data group), The Review of Particle Physics, J. Phys. G 37, 075021 (2010)

Recommended references:

[2] Martinus Veltman, Facts and Mysteries in Elementary Particle Physics,World Scientific 2003

[3] Martinus Veltman, Diagrammatica : The Path to Feynman Diagrams Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge 1994 Transfered to digital printing 2001

[4] Walter Greiner, Berndt Mueller, Quantum Mechanics - Symmetries Springer-Verlag 2001

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