Course Identification

Elementary particles 1
20231032

Lecturers and Teaching Assistants

Prof. Yosef Nir
Dr. Inbar Savoray, Yogev Shpilman, Yehonatan Viernik

Course Schedule and Location

2023
Second Semester
Monday, 09:15 - 11:00, Weissman, Auditorium
Thursday, 09:00 - 10:30, Weissman, Auditorium
17/04/2023
21/07/2023

Field of Study, Course Type and Credit Points

Physical Sciences: Lecture; Elective; Regular; 6.00 points
Chemical Sciences: Lecture; Elective; Regular; 6.00 points

Comments

N/A

Prerequisites

No

Restrictions

40

Language of Instruction

English

Attendance and participation

Expected and Recommended

Grade Type

Numerical (out of 100)

Grade Breakdown (in %)

50%
50%

Evaluation Type

Examination

Scheduled date 1

13/08/2023
Weissman, Seminar Rm A
0900-1500
N/A

Scheduled date 2

20/08/2023
Weissman, Seminar Rm A
0900-1500
N/A

Estimated Weekly Independent Workload (in hours)

6

Syllabus

1. Symmetries and their consequences

2. The electron and electromagnetic interactions

2. Quarks and strong interactions

3. Leptons and electroweak interactions

4. The Standard Model

5. Electroweak precision measurements

6. Flavor physics

7. Neutrino physics 

8. Cosmological tests

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:

Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the Standard Model, construct extensions of it, extract the particle spectrum, type of interactions and accidental symmetries of the model, and calculate the rates of various relevant processes.

Reading List

N/A

Website

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