PARTICLE PHYSICS I
T.R. 12:30-13:45, Room 1131
The course is meant to be a continuation of physics 450: Introduction
to Nuclear and Particle Physics. In practice I will be responsive
to the needs of the students.
Schedule: including reading, lecture notes, homework assignments, solutions
* Quarks and Leptons: An Introductory Course in Modern Particle Physics by Francis Halzen and Alan D. Martin
* Introduction to Elementary Particles by Physics Griffiths
* Introcuction to High Energy Physics Donald Perkins
* The Experimental Foundations of Particle Physics by Gerson Goldhaber and Robert Cahn
Griffiths has much of the same material at a similar level. Perkins is more phenomenological. Goldhaber and Cahn
present the crucial experimental findings and reprint original groundbreaking papers.