402-0895-00L  The Standard Model of Electroweak Interactions

SemesterSpring Semester 2022
LecturersA. Gehrmann-De Ridder
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentSpecial Students UZH must book the module PHY563 directly at UZH.

AbstractTopics to be covered:
A) Electroweak Theory
- Spontaneous symmetry breaking and the Higgs mechanism
- The electroweak Standard Model Lagrangian
- The role of the Higgs and the Goldstone bosons
B) Flavour Physics
-The flavour sector of the Standard Model
-The neutral kaon system and CP violation
C) Neutrino oscillations
D) Precision tests of the electroweak Standard Model
ObjectiveAn introduction to modern theoretical particle physics
LiteratureAs described in the entity: Lernmaterialien
Prerequisites / NoticeKnowledge of Quantum Field Theory I is required.
Parallel following of Quantum Field Theory II is recommended.