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Particle Physics(2.0 credits)

Course Type:Specialized Courses
Class Format:Lecture
Course Name : Fundamental and Applied Physics
Starts 1 : 3 Autumn Semester
Elective/Compulsory : Elective
Lecturer : Masayasu HARADA Professor 

•Course Purpose
To learn basic concepts of particle physics through the introduction to recent developments of research activities.

•Prerequisite Subjects

•Course Topics
[Oct. 7] Hadron physics (Masayasu Harada)
[Oct. 21] Quark Gluon Plasma (Chiho Nonaka)
[Oct. 28] The standard model in particle physics (Junji Hisano)
[Nov. 11] Physics beyond the standard model (Kazuhiro Tobe)
[Nov. 18] Gravity (Yasusada Nambu)
[Nov. 25] Models of grand unified theories (Nobuhiro Maekawa)
[Nov. 28 (Thursday)] Superstring theory (Tadakatsu Sakai)
[Dec. 2] Motion of Objects in Curved Spacetimes (Chulmoon Yoo) [Dec. 9] Neutron physics (Hirohiko Shimizu)
[Dec. 16] Tau Physics (Kenji Inami)
[Dec. 23] B physics (Toru Iijima)
[Jan. 20] Neutrino physics (Osamu Sato)
[Jan. 27] LHC physics (Makoto Tomoto)
[Feb. 3] Dark matter (Toshiyuki Nakano)


•Additional Reading

•Grade Assessment
Attendance and reports
Class attendance is required. Absentee must give a valid reason. A student will receive an “Absent” grade if he is absent from lecture more than 3 times

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