Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics (450)    

Department of Physics and Astronomy

 University of New Mexico

    Spring 2007

Professor Michael Gold



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

Required Text:    Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics, Ashok Das and Thomas Ferbel

Other suggested texts:
    Particles and Nuclei, Povh, Rith, Scholz, Zetsche (standard advanced undergraduate text)
    Introduction to High Energy Physics, Perkins (standard advanced undergraduate text)
    Introduction to Elementary Particles, Griffiths (a bit more advanced)
    Particle Physics, Seiden (a bit more advanced)
    Techniques for Nuclear and Particle Physics Experiments, Leo

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