Subatomic Physics 2

   Titularis Prof. Jorgen D'Hondt

Deze cursus bouwt voort op de cursus "Subatomic Physics 1".

De inhoud omvat volgende onderwerpen.

  • Introduction, Decay Rates and Cross sections
  • The Dirac Equation and Spin
  • Interaction by Particle Exchange
  • Electron-Positron annihilation
  • Eletron-Proton scattering
  • Deep Inelastic Scattering
  • Symmetries and the Quark Model
  • QCD and Colour
  • V-A and the Weak Interactions
  • Neutrinos and Neutrino Oscillations
  • The CKM matrix and CP violation
  • Electroweak Unification and the W and Z bosons
  • Tests of the Standard Model
  • The Brout-Englert-Higgs boson and beyond

Referentie boek: "Modern Particle Physics" van Mark Thomson (

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