Fysica van Elementaire Deeltjes

Vakbeschrijving Fysica van Elementaire Deeltjes
Collegejaar: 2012-2013
  • Prof.dr. A. Achúcarro
Voertaal: Engels
Blackboard: Ja
EC: 6
Niveau: 300
Periode: Semester 1
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This course gives an introduction to the physics of elementary particles and their interactions. It starts with atoms, nuclei, nucleons and builds up towards a description of the Standard Model of Particle Physics and a basic understanding of the strong, electromagnetic and weak interactions.

Programme form

Lectures and problem / discussion sessions


  • B.Povh, K.Rith, C.Sholz, F.Zetsche: Particles and Nuclei, An Introduction to the Physical Concepts (Springer); – also recommended: D. Griffiths: Introduction to Elementary Particles (Wiley-VCH)


Year 3
5th semester

Physics Schedule
Astronomy Schedule


The final grade will take into account exam results and the personal work during the course in a way to be determined in in consultation with the students.

(Also have a look at the Exam Schedule).


Speciale Relativiteitstheorie, Klassieke Mechanica a, Klassieke Elektrodynamica and Quantummechanica 2

More info

Contact details lecturer: Prof.dr. A. Achúcarro (Ana)

More detailed information will be available on the course website