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Physics and Astronomy - Course Details

PHYS566 (PHYS56600)

Offering:

Typically offered Fall Spring. 3.000 Credit Hours

Prerequisites:

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

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.

Last Updated: May 12, 2016 3:47 PM

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