Professor Michael S. Gold, elementary particles

Ph.D. 1986: University of California, Berkeley

Contact me:

Professor Gold
email:   mgold@unm.edu
  • office rm 1111 277-2086
  • lab 1 rm 131 277-3604
  • lab 2 rm 125 277-3263


Dr. Gold is an elementary particle experimentalist.  His current research (pdf)  is focused on direct detection of dark matter.  

Current courses:


Fall     2014: Physics 303: Classical Mechanics I
Spring 2015: Physics 304: Classical Mechanics II

Past Courses:

Fall 2011: Physics 542: Particle Physics I
Spring 2011: Physics 492: Intermediate Quantum Mechanics II
Physics 493L: Contemporary Physics Laboratory
Physics 161
500 Seminar: NUPAC(Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmological Physics 
Physics for Poets (fall 2007)
500 Seminar, Fall 2007: NUPAC(Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmological Physics
Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics (spring 2007)   
307L Junior Lab 
500 Seminar, Fall 2006: NUPAC(Nuclear, Particle, Astroparticle and Cosmological Physics
General Physics II
Introduction to Modern Physics (phys 330)
Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics (Spring 2005)
Introduction to Particle Physics I
Intermediate Quantum Mechanics I
Intermediate Quantum Mechanics II
500 Seminar, Fall '00: current topics in particle physics, astroparticle physics, and cosmology
500 Seminar, Fall '01: current topics in particle physics, astroparticle physics, and cosmology
500 Seminar, Spring '02: Topics in Hadron Collider Physics
500 Seminar, Fall '02: current topics in particle physics, astroparticle physics, and cosmology
500 Seminar, Spring 2004: current topics in particle, astroparticle, and cosmology
500 Seminar, Fall 2004: current topics in particle, astroparticle, and cosmology
500 Seminar, Spring 2005: current topics in particle, astroparticle, and cosmology
Introduction to Quantum Field Theory: A Guided Self-Study

Research Links:

All about elementary particle physics
CDF II at Fermilab
Atlas at CERN
New Mexico Center for Particle Physics
Dark Matter

Useful links

physical review letters
PARTICLE DATA (PDG)
LANL preprint archive
Physics and Astronomy Department
GNU debugger
dictionary
latex online

More links

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