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PHYS566 — Spring 2017

PHYS566: Introduction to Quantum Chromodynamics (was 590C) (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)

Offering:

Typically offered Fall Spring. 3.000 Credit Hours

Prerequisites:

(PHYS 330 or 430) and (PHYS 360 or 460 or 550)

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Description:

An introduction to the fundamental theory of strong interactions, Quantum Chromo-Dynamics (QCD), which describes the interactions of quarks and gluons. The main focus is on a reasonably self-contained approach. All the necessary ingredients will be introduced within the course. Knowledge of graduate-level E&M;and Quantum Mechanics is helpful but not essential.

Instructor(s):

Molnar, Denes

Email:

molnar@purdue.edu

Textbook(s) for Spring 2017
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Quarks and Leptons: An Introductory Course in Modern Particle Physics Halzen & Martin Latest 978-0471887416 Wiley & Sons Required
An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory Michael Peskin & Dan Schroeder Latest Westview Press Optional

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