### Course Meeting Times

Lectures: 2 sessions / week, 1.5 hours / session

### Textbooks

Halzen, F., and A. D. Martin. *Quarks & Leptons: An Introductory Course in Modern Particle Physics*. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1984. ISBN: 9780471887416.

Barger, V. D., and R. J. N. Phillips. *Collider Physics*. Menlo Park, CA: Addison-Wesley, 1996. ISBN: 9780201149456.

### Exams

There will be a mid-term exam but no final. You are allowed to bring a one-page formula sheet with you for this mid-term. Instead of the usual final exam, a research paper with both written and oral presentations is required.

### Prerequisite

8.701, Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics.

### Grading

Activities | Percentages |
---|---|

Homework | 40% |

Mid-term Exam | 20% |

Final Term Paper | 40% |