Nuclear & particle physics

Introduction to the Standard Model

Summer semester 2016

Lecture with tutorials

Course number in the course overview: 114331

  • Lecturers, organization, dates & exams

    Lecturer

    Dates & locations

    Lecture MON 15:30–17:00 KP/TP 304
    WED 08:30–10:00
    Tutorials Dr. Pietro Giudice FRI 14:00–15:30 KP/TP 304
    Sonja Esch FRI 14:00–15:30 KP/TP 311

    LECTURE DATE CHANGES:

    • WED 15.06. ⇒ FRI 17.06., 08:30–10:00
    • MON 27.06. ⇒ TUE 16.06., 10:00–11:30
    • WED 06.07. ⇒ TUE 05.07., 10:00–11:30
    • MON 11.07. ⇒ WED 13.07., 16:00–17:30

    Prerequisites

    • Quantum field theory
    • Nuclear and particle physics I+II
  • Contents & literature

    Contents of the lecture

    • Introduction: Particles, forces, quark model, scattering experiments
    • QED: QFT reminder, local U(1), Feynman diagrams, renormalization, experiments
    • QCD: SU(3), UV and IR behavior, deep-inelastic scattering, experiments
    • Electroweak theory: Fermi model, Higgs mechanism, GSW model, flavor, experiments

    Literature

    • I.J.R. Aitchison, A.J.G. Hey: Gauge Theories in Particle Physics I+II
    • M. Böhm, A. Denner, H. Joos: Gauge Theories of the Strong and Electroweak Interaction
    • T.P. Cheng, L.F. Li: Gauge Theory of Elementary Particle Physics
    • F. Halzen, A.D. Martin: Quarks and Leptons
    • Particle Data Group: Review of Particle Physics. Chin. Phys. C38 (2014) 090001
    • M.E. Peskin, D.V. Schroeder: Quantum Field Theory
    • P. Schmüser: Feynman-Graphen und Eichtheorien für Experimentalphysiker
    • M. Schwartz: Quantum Field Theory and the Standard Model (this book has many typos, see corr1, corr2, corr3, corrnew)
  • Lecture material

  • Tutorials

    Tutor Time Room
    Dr. Pietro Giudice FRI 14:00–15:30 KP/TP 304
    Sonja Esch FRI 14:00–15:30 KP/TP 311
  • Problem sheets

    Problem sets will be posted here every Monday. Solutions must be submitted before noon the following Monday to Dr. P. Giudice (KP/TP 301) and Sonja Esch (KP/TP 310).