74:450 Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics [Carrington]

Prerequisite: 74:388 or permission of Instructor.

Quarks and the Standard Model; dynamics of elementary particles; relativistic kinematics; symmetries and conservation laws; cross sections, decay rates; quantum electrodynamics, Dirac equation, Feynmann rules, quantum chromodynamics, colour, asymptotic freedom.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.