402-0851-00L QCD: Theory and Experiment
|Autumn Semester 2021
|G. Dissertori, University lecturers
|two-yearly recurring course
|Does not take place this semester.
|Language of instruction
|An introduction to the theoretical aspects and experimental tests of QCD, with emphasis on perturbative QCD and related experiments at colliders.
|Knowledge acquired on basics of perturbative QCD, both of theoretical and experimental nature. Ability to perform simple calculations of perturbative QCD, as well as to understand modern publications on theoretical and experimental aspects of perturbative QCD.
|QCD Lagrangian and Feynman Rules
QCD running coupling
Experimental tests at lepton and hadron colliders
Measurements of the strong coupling constant
|1) G. Dissertori, I. Knowles, M. Schmelling : "Quantum Chromodynamics: High Energy Experiments and Theory" (The International Series of Monographs on Physics, 115, Oxford University Press)
2) R. K. Ellis, W. J. Stirling, B. R. Webber : "QCD and Collider Physics" (Cambridge Monographs on Particle Physics, Nuclear Physics & Cosmology)"
|Prerequisites / Notice
|Will be given as block course, language: English.
For students of both ETH and University of Zurich.