Accelerators and Detectors in Nuclear and Particle Physics

Course Information
TitleΕΠΙΤΑΧΥΝΤΕΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΝΙΧΝΕΥΤΕΣ ΣΤΗΝ ΠΥΡΗΝΙΚΗ ΚΑΙ ΣΩΜΑΤΙΔΙΑΚΗ ΦΥΣΙΚΗ / Accelerators and Detectors in Nuclear and Particle Physics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorDimitrios Sampsonidis
Course ID40003070

Programme of Study: PROGRAMMA SPOUDŌN 2022

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses845

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

Registered students: 99
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreSpecial Election844

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The student is familiarized with the concepts and technology of radiation detectors and accelerators.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
The aim of the course is the study of particle acceleration basic principles and types of accelerators. It is the study of basic physical principles used in the detection, the identification and measurement of particles and methods in managing nuclear and particle physics experiments data. · Cross section, decays and lifetimes, interactions kinematics. · Accelerators, history and applications. · Accelerator Physics, particle acceleration. · Magnetic fields, particle beam focus, beam cooling. . Particle detection; Principles and Applications · Interaction of charged particles. · Interaction of radiation with matter. · Trajectories of charged particles. · Scintillation. · Radiation Cherenkov. . Calorimetry. · Trigger and data acquisition . Reconstruction of physical objects
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
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