PHY563 The Standard Model of Electroweak Interactions

General Information

Lecturer: Prof. Gino Isidori   Y36 J82
Assistants:

Dr. Darius Faroughy Y36 J36

Julie Pagès  Y36 J44

Module Code: PHY563, 402-0895-00L
ECTS Credits: 6

Description

  • The Fermi theory of weak interactions  
  • The Standard Model (SM)
  • Electroweak precision tests of the SM
  • Higgs physics 
  • Flavour physics
  • Neutrino physics 
  • The main open problems of the SM
  • The SM as an effective theory 

Announcements

The course is held remotely on zoom.

Zoom link  [Lectures only]

Timetable

Lectures

Friday 07:45 - 09:30 

First Lecture:  26.02.2021

Exercises

Wednesday 15:00 - 16:00 

First Exercise session:  03.03.2021

Zoom link [Exercises only]

Lecture Details

Lecture Date Handwritten notes

Video

Lecture 1 26.02.2021

Notes 1 (PDF, 1 MB)

Zoom video
Lecture 2  05.03.2021 Notes 2 (PDF, 815 KB) Zoom video
Lecture 3 12.03.2021 Notes 3 (PDF, 1 MB) Zoom video
Lecture 4 19.03.2021 Notes 4 (PDF, 1 MB) Zoom video
Lecture 5 26.03.2021 Notes 5 (PDF, 1 MB) Zoom video
Lecture 6 15.04.2021 Notes 6 (PDF, 1 MB) Zoom video
Lecture 7 23.04.2021 Notes 7 (PDF, 1 MB) Zoom video
Lecture 8 30.04.2021 Notes 8 (PDF, 1 MB) Zoom video
Lecture 9 07.05.2021 Notes 9 (PDF, 975 KB) Zoom video
Lecture 10 14.05.2021 Notes 10 (PDF, 1 MB) Zoom video
Lecture 11 21.05.2021 Notes 11 (PDF, 1 MB) Zoom video
Lecture 12 27.05.2021 Notes 12 (PDF, 944 KB) Zoom video
Q & A 04.06.2021   Zoom video

 

Suggested References

  • R. Barbieri, Ten Lectures on the ElectroWeak Interactions  0706.0684
  • P. Langacker, Introduction to the Standard Model and Electroweak Physics 0901.0241
  • J.F. Donoghue, E. Golowich, B.R Holstein, Dynamics of the Standard Model (Cambridge University Press, 2014)

See also:

Notes from my QFT-II course: QFT-II part IV

Notes from my Flavor Physics course: part I (PDF, 438 KB), part II (PDF, 291 KB)