8.701 | Fall 2020 | Graduate
Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics
Course Description
This is an introductory graduate-level course on the phenomenology and experimental foundations of nuclear and particle physics, including the fundamental forces and particles, as well as composites. Emphasis is on the experimental establishment of the leading models, and the theoretical tools and experimental …
This is an introductory graduate-level course on the phenomenology and experimental foundations of nuclear and particle physics, including the fundamental forces and particles, as well as composites. Emphasis is on the experimental establishment of the leading models, and the theoretical tools and experimental apparatus used to establish them.
Learning Resource Types
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assignment Presentation Assignments
Seventeen squares arranged in 4 rows and 5 columns.
The Standard Model of elementary particles (the 12 fundamental fermions and 5 fundamental bosons) is discussed in Lecture 5.1. (Image by Cush on Wikimedia. Image is in the public domain.)