Phenomenology of Particle Physics I

  • Introduction to particle physics
  • The Dirac equation and antiparticles
  • Lightning introduction to Quantum Field Theory and Feynman diagrams
  • Accelerators and Colliders
  • Cross sections and decay rates
  • Elements of Quantum ElectroDynamics
  • Experimental tests of QED
  • Introduction to Quantum ChromoDynamics, jets and event shapes
  • Experimental tests of QCD