Klaus Stefan Kirch: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2021

Name Prof. Dr. Klaus Stefan Kirch
FieldParticle Physics
Inst. f. Teilchen- und Astrophysik
ETH Zürich, HPK G 28
Otto-Stern-Weg 5
8093 Zürich
Award: The Golden Owl
Telephone+41 44 633 20 44
Fax+41 44 633 11 04
RelationshipFull Professor

402-0266-00LIntroduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics10 credits3V + 2UK. S. Kirch
AbstractIntroduction to the concepts of nuclear and particle physics.
ObjectiveIntroduction to the concepts of nuclear and particle physics.
Discussion of new theoretical concepts and important experiments, which
brought about major breakthroughs in our understanding of the underlying physics.
Applications of nuclear and particle physics.
Links between particle physics and cosmology.
Content- Building blocks of matter (quarks and leptons) and their interactions (QED, QCD, weak interaction)
- The Standard Model of particle physics und open fundamental questions
- Bound systems (nuclear forces, structure of nuclei, stability)
- Applications of nuclear and particle physics (nuclear fusion and fission)
- Nuclear physics, particle physics and cosmology
Lecture notesMore information and additional material concerning lecture and excersises are collected at Moodle, link to be published.
Literature- Povh et al.: Teilchen und Kerne, Springer Verlag 2014
- Henley, Garcia: Subatomic Physics, World Scientific 2010
- Griffith: Introduction to Elementary Particles, Wiley VCH 2011
- Demtroeder: Experimentalphysik IV: Kern- Teilchen- und Astrophysik, Springer Verlag, 2014, 2017

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402-0600-00LNuclear and Particle Physics with Applications0 credits2SA. Rubbia, G. Dissertori, K. S. Kirch, R. Wallny
AbstractResearch colloquium, with a particular emphasis on IPA-related research topics.
ObjectiveWiden the horizon on the physics topics relevant for our IPA groups.
In addition, it shall provide opportunities to share and exchange scientific ideas.
402-0710-00LDoctoral Student Seminar in Nuclear and Particle Physics1 credit2SA. Rubbia, G. Dissertori, K. S. Kirch, R. Wallny, University lecturers
AbstractSeminar for PhD students
Lecture notesSeminar for PhD students