8.811 Particle Physics
Modern review of particles, interactions, and recent experiments. Experimental and analytical methods. QED, electroweak theory, and the Standard Model as tested in recent key experiments at ee and pp colliders. Mass generation, W, Z, and Higgs physics. Weak decays of mesons, including heavy flavors with QCD corrections. Mixing phenomena for K, D, B mesons and neutrinos. CP violation with results from B-factories. Future physics expectations: Higgs, SUSY, sub-structure as addressed by new experiments at the LHC collider.
This class has 8.701 as a prerequisite.
8.811 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by L. Winslow.
Lecture occurs 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 26-414.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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