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Course: Intr. to the Stand. Mod. of Elem. Part.

Department/Abbreviation: SLO/UMECX

Year: 2020

Guarantee: 'Mgr. Jiří Kvita, Ph.D.'

Annotation: The aim is to provide students with an introduction to the standard model of lementary particles from theorerical, experimental and historical aspects.

Course review:
1. Strange particles, mesons, baryons, resonances, quark model. 2. Cabbibo angle, evidence for c quark, GIM mechanism. 3. Evidences and discoveries of c, b and top quarks, CKM matrix. 4. Symmetries, their violation, conservation laws. 5. Beta decay, charged pion decay, parity violation. 6. Fermi's effective theory of weak interactions. 7. Quantum electrodynamics (QED), Feynman diagrams. 8. Neutral mesons oscillations, CP violation. 9. Proton structure, deep inelastic scattering, parton model, strong interactions, parton distribution functions, factorization, hadronic jets, running coupling constant of quantum chromodynamics (QCD). 10. Leptons and neutrinos, electroweak interactions, intermedial vector boson, weak neutral currents. 11. Physics of Z and W bosons and their decays. 12. Characteristics of the Higgs boson, associated production of bosons. 13. Neutrino oscillations, neutrino masses, PMNS matrix. 14. Possible extensions of the Standard Model, evidence and possible detection of dark matter.