Introduction to Particle Physics

Physics 136, Spring 2001

Dennis Silverman

Instructor Professor Dennis Silverman
Location Frederick Reines Hall 2111
Class Hours Monday & Wednesday, 11:00 AM-12:20
Phone (949) 824-5149
Office FRH 3127
Office Hours Wednesday, 3:00-4:00 PM.
Text Introduction to Elementary Particles, by
David Griffiths
Grading Homework:  40%
Midterm:  25%
Final:  35%
Midterm Monday, May 7, 11:00 AM
Final Wednesday, June13, 10:30 AM-12:30 PM



In general, we will concentrate on the physical phenomena, and not the advanced calculational rules.
Chapter 1 History and Quark Model
Chapter 2  Introduction to Interactions
  Electromagnetic and Weak Interactions
  Strong Interactions
Chapter 3 Relativistic Kinematics 
Chapter 4 Symmetries
Chapter 7 Electrodynamics of Quarks and Hadrons
  Neutrino Oscillations and Super-K

Internet Links to Background Information and Experiments

Problem Sets