Study programme 2020-2021Français
Particle Physics
Learning Activity
CodeLecturer(s)Associate Lecturer(s)Subsitute Lecturer(s) et other(s)Establishment
      • DAUBIE Evelyne
      • UMONS
      of instruction
      of assessment
      HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term

      Organisational online arrangements for the end of Q3 2020-2021 assessments (Covid-19)
      • Written exam (multiple choice, open questions)

      Organisational arrangements for the end of Q1 2020-2021 assessments (Covid-19) online or face-to-face (according to assessment schedule)

      • Oral exam (questions and answers, presentation of individual or group work, comment and argument about a written text...)
      • Production of individual or group work, essay, report, dissertation...

      Content of Learning Activity

      Reminders, Introduction, Theoretical Basis - Accelerators and detectos - Historical discoveries - Matter particles: leptons  & quarks - Interactions : description & unification - Symmetries & conservation laws

      - operation of a cloud chamber
      - operation of a cosmic ray telescope
      - analysis of particle collision events (bublle chambers,  LEP and LHC events)
      - recap on accelerators  & experiments,  particles and  interactions

      Required Learning Resources/Tools

      Not applicable

      Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

      - S. Braibant, G. Giacomelli, M. Spurio, Particles and Fundamental Intercations, An introduction to Particle Physcics, Springer-Verlag
      - G.D. Coughlan; J.E.Dodd and B.M. Gripaios, The Ideas of Particle Physics, 3d Ed, 2006, Cambridge University Press

      Other Recommended Reading

      - B. Grossetête et F. Vannucci, Interactions et Particules, 1991, Ed; Eyrolles
      - Povh, Rith, Scholz, Zetsche, Particles and Nuclei, 5th Ed, 2006, Springer
      - Frank Close, The New Cosmic Onion, 2007, Taylor and Francis Group
      - B.R. Martin and G. Shaw, Particle Physics, 2d Ed, 1999, John Wiley & Sons

      Mode of delivery

      • Face to face

      Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

      • Cours magistraux
      • Conférences
      • Préparations, travaux, recherches d'information


      The assessment methods of the Learning Activity (AA) are specified in the course description of the corresponding Educational Component (UE)

      (*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
      Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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