PHYS 159: Particle Physics
Tools of particle and nuclear physics. Properties, classification, and interactions of particles including the quark-gluon constituents of hadrons. High-energy phenomena analyzed by quantum mechanical methods. Quantum number determination of resonances, hardon structure functions, introductory electroweak theory with dirac matrices, Standard Model (overview), grand unified theories.
Prerequisite: PHYS 137 . Discussion included.
Fall 2019 course scheduling information
Spring 2020 course scheduling information
[Add to My Catalog]