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260153 VO Experimental Particle Physics I (2010W)

2.50 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik

The lecture will be given in English, but questions, discussions and exam can be done in German.

Vorbesprechung: DO 07.10.2010, 9:00, Zi. 2.08, Stefan Meyer Inst. f. subatomare Physik der ÖAW, Boltzmanngasse 3, 2. Stock, 1090 Wien.

Parallel dazu sollte die Vorlesung von Prof. Friedmann "Einführung in die Kernphysik I" besucht werden, da dort relevante Teilgebiete behandelt werden, auf die in dieser Vorlesung nicht eingegangen wird.


max. 25 participants
Language: English

Examination dates



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

Introduction into experimental particles physics, foundations of experimental particle physics, particle accelerators, passage of radiation through matter, particle detectors.

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral examination

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Introduction into the basics of the standard model of particle physics, knowledge of the basic tools of particle physics: accelerators and detectors.

Examination topics

Standard lecture using black board and occasionally presentations from computer.

Reading list

W.R. Leo, Techniques for Nuclear and Particle Physics Experiment, Springer 1994
K. Kleinknecht, Detektoren für Teilchenstrahlung, Teubner 2005
D.H. Perkins, Introduction to High Energy Physics, Cambridge University Press 2000
K. Wille, The Physics of Particle Accelerators. An Introduction, Oxford University Press 2001

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