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260162 VO Symmetries in Particle Physics (2013S)

2.50 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik

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Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 01.03. 13:45 - 15:15 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 08.03. 13:45 - 15:15 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 15.03. 13:45 - 15:15 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 22.03. 13:45 - 15:15 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 12.04. 13:45 - 15:15 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 19.04. 13:45 - 15:15 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 26.04. 13:45 - 15:15 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 03.05. 13:45 - 15:15 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 10.05. 13:45 - 15:15 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 17.05. 13:45 - 15:15 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 24.05. 13:45 - 15:15 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 31.05. 13:45 - 15:15 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 07.06. 13:45 - 15:15 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 14.06. 13:45 - 15:15 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 21.06. 13:45 - 15:15 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien
Friday 28.06. 13:45 - 15:15 Kleiner Seminarraum, Zi.3510, Boltzmanngasse 5, 5. Stk., 1090 Wien

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Aims, contents and method of the course

Symmetries in classical mechanics and field theory, Noether theorem, Lie groups and Lie algebras, space-time symmetries, representation theory of the rotation group, representation theory of the Lorentz group, representation theory of the Poincare group, discrete symmetries, internal symmetries, Wigner-Weyl vs Nambu-Goldstone realization of a symmetry in quantum field theory, Goldstone theorem, spontaneously broken global and local gauge symmetries, chiral symmetry in QCD, anomalies in quantum field theory

Assessment and permitted materials

oral exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

appreciate the central importance of symmetry concepts in particle physics

Examination topics

ex-cathedra teaching

Reading list

R. Sexl, H. Urbantke: Relativity, Groups, Particles, Springer, Wien, New York, 2001;
H. Georgi: Lie Algebras in Particle Physics, Westview Press, 1999;
P. Ramond: Group Theory, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010;
G. Costa, G. Fogli: Symmetries and Group Theory in Particle Physics, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2012

Association in the course directory

ERG 3, MF 8, MaG 21, MaE, MaV 7, Dok 5.

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