Homework #7: 8.3, 8.5
Homework #6: 4.3, 4.11, 4.16
Final Exam is 2:00-4:30pm May 19, 2008
Last Day of Class is May 12, 2008. The class project is due on the last day of class.
Mar 26, 2008: Midterm Exam in P123. The exam will cover Appendix B, Chapters 1 to 3 and the first 4 sections of Chapter 4. It will not cover detector technologies
Homework #5: 3.5, 3.9, 3.12
Homework #4: 2.16, 3.1, 3.2
Homework #3: 2.1, 2.5, 2.9
Homework #2: 1.6, 1.7, 1.8
Homework #1: B.3, B.8, B.9
Jan 28, 2008: First class meeting in P123 from 2:20pm to 3:40pm.
This course is a first introduction to nuclear and particle physics.
The course has a prerequisite of undergraduate quantum mechanics (PHY308 or equivalent).
The Particle Data Group is the definitive source for particle properties (masses, lifetimes, &c)
PHY 431 is a three credit course. There will be homework, an in-class midterm, a report and an in-class final.
Class Meetings: MW 2:20pm to 3:40pm in Physics P-123
Grading: Homework 10%, Midterm 20%, Project 30% and Final 40%.
Basic Nuclear and Particle Physics Phenomenology
Simple Nuclear Models
Applications of Nuclear Physics
Outstanding Questions in Nuclear and Particle Physics
Nuclear and Particle Physics, B. R. Martin, Wiley (2006)
Introduction to Elementary Particles, D. Griffiths (2004): Another good undergraduate level book covering particle physics.