Unformatted text preview: special relativity, and in the use of order of magnitude estimates relevant for inter-preting and/or judging the feasibility of a variety of modern physics experiments. Tentative syllabus (subject to change): Week 1: Special relativity Week 2: Spacetime physics Week 3: Known particles Week 4: Known interactions Week 5: Quarks Week 6: Symmetries Week 7: Electromagnetic interactions Week 8: Force carriers and the standard model Week 9: CP violation and neutrino oscillations Week 10: Frontiers Texts: Introduction to Relativity by John Kogut and Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics by Das and Ferbel. There will also be extensive notes provided on the Web....
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2010 for the course PHYSICS 225 taught by Professor Rothberg during the Spring '10 term at University of Washington.
- Spring '10
- Special Relativity