Physics 610                Collider Physics

Fall, 2010

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Course Description


Collider Physics
Physics 610
Fall 2010

Physics 610 will cover the following topics in Collider Physics:

  • Introduction to the elementary particles and interactions
  • The Standard Model
  • Electroweak Symmetry Breaking
  • Precision Tests of the Standard Model
  • Problems with the Standard Model
  • Extensions to the Standard Model
  • Experiments with Hadron Colliders
  • Experiments with Lepton Colliders

These topics represent an overview of the important issues in particle physics research today. Throughout the course, the interplay between theory and experiment will be emphasized.