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2020/2021

Overview of Elementary Particle Physics

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Code Completion Credits Range
16PFE KZ 2 2P+0C
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 engineering 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. Feynman 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] M. Tanabashi et al. (Particle Data Group), Phys. Rev. D 98, 010001, 2018

Recommended references:

[2] J. Chýla, Quarks, partons and Quantum Chromodynamics, Academy press, 2007

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

Note:
Further information:
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2021-03-02
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet6371206.html