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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

Introduction to Particle Physics

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Code Completion Credits Range
16UCF ZK 2 2+0
Lecturer:
Jan Smolík (guarantor)
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation
Synopsis:

In the modern particle physics experiments, there are specialists from other fields of science and engeneering including dosimetry. The aim of this lecture is to provide an introduction into problems of particle physics and the terminology used there for students of dosimetry.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1. Basic terms and quantities

2. Historical overview

3. Particle hierarchy

4. Special relativity

5. Quantum theory in glance

6. Feymann Diagram

7. Detectors

8. Experiments

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Knowledge:

The goal of lectures is to take the students around the particle physics world and to introduce them into problems of modern particle

experiments.

Abilities:

We will practice the understanding of the relativistic and quantum spectacle of the universe.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] Josef Zacek, Introduction to elementary particle physics, Karolinum 2005. (in Czech)

[2] Jiri Horejsi, History of the Standard Model Microphysics, www-hep.fzu.cz/Centrum/smodel. (in Czech)

Recommended references:

[3] Jiri Chyla, Quarks, partons and Quantum Chromodynamics, Academy press

[4] R.Cahn, G.Goldhaber, The experimental foundations of particle physics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1995.

Note:
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Data valid to 2020-09-26
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