Introduction to Particle Physics

Physics 136, Spring 2000

Dennis Silverman

Instructor Professor Dennis Silverman
Location Frederick Reines Hall 3111
Class Hours Monday & Wednesday, 11:00 AM-12:20
Phone (949) 824-5149
Office FRH 3127
Office Hours Friday, 2:00-3:00 PM.
Text Introduction to Elementary Particles, by
David Griffiths
Grading Homework:  40%
Midterm:  25%
Final:  35%
Midterm Monday, May 8, 11:00 AM
Final Wednesday, June14, 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
Neutrino Oscillations and Super-K
Chapter 7 Electrodynamics of Quarks and Hadrons

Internet Links to Background Information and Experiments

Problem Sets