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Physics 5110
Introduction to Particle physics
Evolving Provisional Agenda

  Spring Semester 2018
Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4,
Week 5, Week 6, Week 7, Week 8,
Week 9, Week 10, Week 11, Week 12,
Week 13, Week 14, Week 15 Week 16

Week 01
1) Monday January 8th
   U00) Introduction to the class (Notes)
   U01) Overview of the Standard Model (Notes)
2) Wednesday January 10th
       Standard model overview continued

Week 02
*) Monday January 15th: Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday
3) Wednesday January 17th
   U02) Special relativity review(Notes, Appendix A)
   Quiz 01: Questions and answers

Week 03
4) Monday January 22th
5) Wednesday January 24th

Week 04
6) Monday January 29th
7) Wednesday January 31st
   U03) Detection of particles and what is being measured

Week 05
8) Monday February 5th
   U04) Standard quantum mechanics
9) Wednesday February 7th

Week 06
10) Monday February 12th
   MIDTERM covering U01/U02/U03
11) Wednesday February 14th
   U05) Perturbation theory and relation to cross sections

Week 07
12) Monday February 19th: Presidents' Day holiday
13) Wednesday February 21st

Week 08
14) Monday February 26th
   U06) Relativistic quantum mechanics
15) Wednesday February 28th

Week 09
16) Monday March 5th
   U07) Perturbative description of interactions: QED as an application
17) Wednesday March 7th

Week 10
18) Monday March 12th
   MIDTERM covering U04/U05/U06
19) Wednesday March 14th

Week 11
*) Monday March 19th: Spring Break! No classes.
*) Wednesday March 21st: Spring Break! No classes.

Week 12
20) Monday March 26th
   U08) Electron-Proton scattering
21) Wednesday March 28th

Week 13
22) Monday April 2nd
23) Wednesday April 4th
   U09) Symmetries: Application to the construction of hadrons

Week 14
24) Monday April 9th
25) Wednesday April 11th
   U10) Local gauge symmetries: Application to QCD

Week 15
26) Monday April 16th
27) Wednesday April 18th
   U11) Weak interactions

Week 16
28) Monday April 23rd
   U12) Electroweak theory (?)


*) Tuesday April 24th: Last day of class

     Wednesday May 2nd from 15:30 to 17:30: Comprehensive FINAL in JFB102