Elementary Particle Physics

Course Information
TitleΦΥΣΙΚΗ ΣΤΟΙΧΕΙΩΔΩΝ ΣΩΜΑΤΙΔΙΩΝ / Elementary Particle Physics
CodeΠΣΕ204
FacultySciences
SchoolPhysics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorArgyrios Nikolaidis
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40003019

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physics (2012-today)

Registered students: 100
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreBasic Election745

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600100158
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After the course, the student has an overall picture of the theories and experiments which shaped the Physics of Elementary Particles.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Interactions and the Yukawa mechanism. Classification of elementary particles. Natural system of units. Relativistic kinematics. Mandelstam variables. Resonances and invariant mass. Symmetries and conservation laws, Noether's theorem. Space inversion, charge conjugation, time reversal, CPT theorem. Kaons and kaon oscillations. CP violation and kaons. Isotopic spin. G-parity. Scattering and decays of particles. Deep inelastic scattering. Short description of the standard model.
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1173.9
Reading Assigment301
Exams30.1
Total1505
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΣΤΟΙΧΕΙΩΔΗ ΣΩΜΑΤΙΔΙΑ, Α. ΝΙΚΟΛΑΪΔΗΣ, ΑΪΒΑΖΗΣ
Last Update
14-06-2016