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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Introduction to the Standard Model

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Code Completion Credits Range
02ZSM ZK 2 2+0
Lecturer:
Zdeněk Hubáček (guarantor)
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

Particles, leptons, hadrons, baryons, mesons, symmetry, symmetry group, quarks, gluons, partons, standard model of electroweak and strong interactions, quantum chromodynamics (QCD), cross section, scattering cross section.

Requirements:

Knowledge of basic course of physics

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Lagrangean formalism,Canonical formalism

2.Symmetries in physics

3.Symmetries and the conservation laws

4.Symmetry and classification of particles. Multiplets

5.Compact Lie groups, represenations,SU(3)

6.SU(3) representations as particle multiplets

7.Quarks

8.More quark types (flavours) - the SU(4) model

9.Abelian and non-abelian gauge theories

10.Quantum electrodynamics, Quantum chromodynamics (QCD)

11.Electroweak theory

12.The Standard Model = QCD + the Electroweak theory

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Basics of the group theory. Theory of calibration fields and its application on electroweak and strong interactions. Theory of the Standard model.

Skills:

Solving of simple examples in the theory of the Standard model.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] J.Hořejší: Fundamentals of Electroweak Theory,Universitas Carolinae, Prague 2003

[2] J.Chýla:Quarks, partons and Quantum Chromodynamics (lecture notes, Faculty of Mathematics and Physic), Charles Univ., Prague 2003

Recommended references:

[3] Tai-Pei Cheng, Ling-Fong Li: Gauge Theory of Elementary Particle Physics, Claredon Press, 1984

[4] Chris Quigg: Gauge theories of strong, weak and electromagnetic interactions, Benjamin, 1983

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