PHY557 - Elementary Particle Physics
PHY 557
Elementary Particle Physics
Fall 2000
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Part II Kinematics
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Part II Kinematics
1 Special Relativity
Before going any further, we present a quick overview of notations for the kinematics of special relativity.
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Four Vectors and Lorentz Transformations
Four-vectors are
Part I 1. Introduction: A Universe of Fermionic Matter bound by Bosonic Fields
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e2 1 1 d = + cos 2 , d Th me 2 2 where e2 me
natural units
e2 re = 4 0 me c 2
MKS
!c 197.3 e2 = = fm = 2.81fm 2 4 0 !c me c 0.511
(I.2)
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Part I 1. Introduction: A Universe of Fermionic Matter bound by Bosonic Fields
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Part I
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Phenomenology of Elementary Particles
Introduction: A Universe of Fermionic Matter bound by Bosonic Fields
A long series of experiments and theoretical stu
PHY557 Final Exam
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Fall 2000
PHY557 Final Examination
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(100 points; about 6 points each) 1. Show, by explicit substitution, that a solution of the Dirac equation, (x) = u(p)e-ipx, is also a solution of the Klein-Gordon equation 2(x,t)/t2 = (2 -
PHY557 Midterm
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Fall 2000
PHY557 Midterm Examination
I Short answer problems (110 points) a. QCD: list at least two pieces of experimental evidence for the existence of the color quantum number. (6 pnts) i) The existence of the fully flavor-spin