Academic Catalog

PHYS547 TECHNIQUES OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS

Course Code: 2300547
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Physics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MEHMET TEVFK ZEYREK
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Design philosophy of high energy particle physics experiments, developments in accelerators and beam optics, neutrino beams, hybrid detector systems, scintillation counters, Cherenkov counters, wire chambers, drift chambers, emulsion chambers, calorimeters, spectrometers. On-line and off-line analysis techniques. Selected recent experimental set-ups at CERN, DESY, SLAC and FERMILAB.