Academic Year 2015/2016 - 3° Year
Teaching Staff: Sebastiano Francesco ALBERGO
Credit Value: 12
Scientific field: FIS/01 - Experimental physics
Taught classes: 48 hours
Term / Semester:

Detailed Course Content

  • Basic concepts
  • Il concetto di particella e i suoi numeri quantic
    • particles and quantum numbers
    • Fermions and bosons. Particles and antiparticles
    • Yukawa Forces
    • Relativistic Kinematics
    • Natural units

  • Quark model and colors
    • Mesons and barions
    • Barion number, Isospin, Strangenes, Charmnes, Bottomnes, Topnes
    • colors;
    • asintotic freedom and confinement
    • hadron jets
    • vacuum polarization
    • J/Psi discovery
    • Charmonium and bottonium
    • Deep Inelastic Scattering e-e and e-p, Form factors, Structure function

  • weak interactions
  • beta decay
  • pion muon and kaon decay
  • parity violation
  • electroweak unification
  • Gargamelle experiments and neutral currents
  • UA1 e UA2 experiments - W and Z discovery

Textbook Information

  1. Particle Physics, B.R. Martin, G. Shaw, John Wiley and Son
  2. D.H. Perkins, Introduction to High Energy Physics, D.H. Addison-Wesley