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Particles and the Cosmos

2017/2018

Sascha Caron, Jörg Hörandel

NM109
first semester, 6 ec
32 hrs lecture Wednesday 10:45 - 12:30new:HG 00.616
32 hrs problem session Friday15:45 - 17:30HG 00.058

Exam:
Written exam.

Lectures:
Experimental methods (JRH)
06.09.2017 1. Interactions with matter
13.09.2017 2. Detectors
20.09.2017 3. Observables and experiments
Standard model (SC)
27.09.2017 4. Particles, QED, Feynman rules
04.10.2017 5. Hadrons and QCD
11.10.2017 6. Hadrons and QCD
18.10.2017 7. Weak interactions, CP violation
25.10.2017 8. Higgs mechanism
Astroparticle physics (JRH)
22.11.2017 9. Cosmic rays, direct measurements
24.11.2017 10. Sources/acceleration of cosmic rays (HG01.028)
29.11.2017 11. Cosmic rays, air showers
01.12.2017 12. Gamma rays (HG01.028)
06.12.2017 13. Neutrinos
Beyond the Standard Model, Dark Matter (SC)
13.12.2017 14. Lambda CDM, Big-bang nucleosynthesis
20.12.2017 15. Dark matter
10.01.2017 16. Beyond-the-standard-model reasons

Problem sessions:

08.09.2017 Tutorial 1 (solutions)
15.09.2017 Tutorial 2 (solutions)
22.09.2017 Tutorial 3 (solutions)
20.11.2017 Tutorial 9 (solutions)
27.11.2017 Tutorial 10 (solutions)
04.12.2017 Tutorial 11 (solutions)
08.12.2017 Tutorial 12 (solutions)

Teaching assistants: Antonio Bonardi (a.bonardi # astro.ru.nl), Lucia Pedraza (luciapd # nikhef.nl)

Literature:
D. Griffiths
Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics, 2nd edition
Wiley
T.K. Gaisser, R. Engel
Cosmic Rays and Particle Physics, 2nd edition
Cambridge University Press
T. Stanev
High Energy Cosmic Rays
Springer Verlag
M.S. Longair
High Energy Astrophysics (3rd edition)
Cambridge University Press


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