Universität Wien FIND

260153 VO Experimental Particle Physics I (2018W)

2.50 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


Language: German, English

Examination dates



Vorbesprechung: 11.10.18, 9:00 Uhr, Boltzmanngasse 3, Zi 2.08

Fr 09:00-12:00 Uhr, Boltzmanngasse 3, Zi 2.08.
Beginn: 09.11.18


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

Written examination (60 minutes) with basic questions of understanding
No aids allowed.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Minimum requirement for positive result: 50% of total points
less than 50%: "nicht genügend"
Minimum 50% but less than 65%: "genügend"
Minimum 65% but less than 80%: "befriedigend"
Minimum 80% but less than 90%: "gut"
Minimum 90%: "sehr gut"

Examination topics

Part I, chapter 1-2 from the skriptum (lecture notes) available on moodle. Questions will be in English, it is possible to answer in German.

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

Association in the course directory

MF 3, MaG 11, MaV 2, LA-Ph212(1), UF MA PHYS 01a, UF MA PHYS 01b, M-VAF A 2, M-VAF B

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