PHYS U7530X Particle Physics
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PHY 736.
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45 hours plus conference; 4 credits
Pi mesons, pion-nucleon scattering, resonances. Hadron level systematics and decays. Effective Hamiltonians; electromagnetic interactions and form factors. Higher symmetries. Scattering at very high energies. Weak interactions, beta decay, discrete symmetries, TCP. Weak interactions of pions and kaons. Coherent regeneration. Conserved vector current. Leptonic decays of baryons and nonleptonic decays.
Prerequisite: Physics U7520X [735X].