Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics (450)

Department of Physics and Astronomy

University of New Mexico

coming, Spring 2021

Prof. Michael Gold

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Prerequisites: physics 491 (QMI) or consent of the instructor

Required Text: Introduction to Elementary Particles, Griffiths

Other suggested texts:
   Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics, Ashok Das and Thomas Ferbel
    Particles and Nuclei, Povh, Rith, Scholz, Zetsche (standard advanced undergraduate text)
    Introduction to High Energy Physics, Perkins (standard advanced undergraduate text)
    Techniques for Nuclear and Particle Physics Experiments, Leo
    Particle Physics, Seiden (more advanced)
    Quarks and Leptons:Introductory Course in Modern Particle Physics, Halzen and Martin (more advanced)

Course requirements and grading: equal weight of 12 hw assignments, 1 midterm, term paper, final

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