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Lecture: Tests of the Standard Model of particle physics I/II

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Lecture series over two semesters for students at the Technical University of Munich.

Lecture

Time: Thursday, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location (WS): TUM, PH II 127
Location (SS): TUM, PH 2271
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Hubert Kroha

Exercises

Time: Friday, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: TUM, PH 2271
Responsible: Dr. Zinonas Zinonos

Topics

1. The Standard Model of particle physics
1.1 Gauge symmetries and interactions
1.2 The fundamental forces and their unification
1.3 Origin of the masses of the elementary particles
1.4. Comparison between theory and experiment
2. Current experimental tests of the Standard Model
2.1. Precision measurements of the electroweak interaction
2.2 The search for the Higgs boson
2.3. B meson decays and violation of CP symmetry
2.4 Neutrino masses and neutrino oscillations
3. The search for extensions to the Standard Model
3.1 Limits and extensions of the Standard Model
3.2 Searching for the unification of the fundamental interactions
3.3 Searching for the unification of fermions and bosons (supersymmetry)
3.4 Searching for the dark matter in the universe

 

More information: website of the Physics department at the Technical University of Munich