402-0767-00L  Neutrino Physics

SemesterAutumn Semester 2020
LecturersA. Rubbia, D. Sgalaberna
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


402-0767-00 VNeutrino Physics2 hrs
Wed13:45-15:30HCI H 2.1 »
25.11.13:45-15:30HCI J 4 »
A. Rubbia, D. Sgalaberna
402-0767-00 UNeutrino Physics1 hrs
Wed15:45-16:30HCI H 2.1 »
25.11.15:45-16:30HCI J 4 »
A. Rubbia, D. Sgalaberna

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AbstractTheoretical basis and selected experiments to determine the properties of neutrinos and their interactions (mass, spin, helicity, chirality, oscillations, interactions with leptons and quarks).
ObjectiveIntroduction to the physics of neutrinos with special consideration of phenomena connected with neutrino masses.
Lecture notesScript
LiteratureB. Kayser, F. Gibrat-Debu and F. Perrier, The Physics of Massive Neutrinos, World Scientific Lecture Notes in Physic, Vol. 25, 1989, and newer publications.

N. Schmitz, Neutrinophysik, Teubner-Studienbücher Physik, 1997.

D.O. Caldwell, Current Aspects of Neutrino Physics, Springer.

C. Giunti & C.W. Kim, Fundamentals of Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics, Oxford.

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ECTS credits6 credits
ExaminersA. Rubbia, D. Sgalaberna
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationoral 20 minutes
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