COMPUTATIONAL PARTICLE PHYSICS AND SIMULATION OF DETECTORS

Course Information
TitleΥΠΟΛΟΓΙΣΤΙΚΗ ΦΥΣΙΚΗ ΣΤΟΙΧΕΙΩΔΩΝ ΣΩΜΑΤΙΔΙΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΠΡΟΣΟΜΟΙΩΣΗ ΑΝΙΧΝΕΥΤΩΝ / COMPUTATIONAL PARTICLE PHYSICS AND SIMULATION OF DETECTORS
CodeΜΥΠ704
FacultySciences
SchoolPhysics
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40000186

Programme of Study: PPS Computional Physics (2014-today)

Registered students: 5
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses217.5

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600133679
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Particle interactions phase space (Kinematics of particles). Generators of phase space 2. Generators of particle interactions. Matrix Elements of Scattering Matrix of an interaction. 3. Reference to existing generators: PYTHIA, ISAJET etc. 4. Simulation of particle track. Charged particles tracks reconstruction 5. Simulation of Particle trajectories in Magnetic Field. 6. Detector properties simulation, eg Garfield-Magboltz program 7. Simulations of interactions of charged particles with matter and geometry detector devices. Introduction in the Geant program 8. Statistical data analysis. Methods of data comparison with results expected from simulations based on theoretical models and simulation detector devices. Maximum Likelihood Methods and minimization chi2 (Minimum chi-square)
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Total
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • Report (Summative)
Last Update
11-11-2015