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Course: Diffraction in particle physics

Department/Abbreviation: SLO/PGS8D

Year: 2020

Guarantee: 'Mgr. Marek Taševský, Ph.D.'

Annotation: Students are assumed to master the topics described in the content of the subject.

Course review:
Goals: introduction to the proces diffraction in particle physics, its phenomenology and experimental observations. 1. Diffraction and analogy with optics 2. Kinematics, Mandelstam variables, energy scales 3. Relativistic S-matrix, scattering amplitude, optical theorem 4. Soft and hard diffraction 5. Regge theory 6. Pomeron 7. Experimental observation of diffraction processes, experimental techniques 8. Diffractive structure functions and factorization violation