- Lecture: Theoretical Mechanics
- Lecture: Theoretical Electrodynamics
- Lecture: Quantum Mechanics
- Lecture: Quantum Mechanics: Extended Concepts and Applications [Not mandatory, but very useful.]

- Topics in elementary particle physics (What are the smallest particles that exist and what is the structure of the fundamental kinds of interactions?)
- Elements of the Standard Model
- Electromagnetic interactions
- Strong interactions
- Weak interactions

- Basic calculational tools
- Status of current knowledge

- inSPIRE High-Energy Physics Literature Database (Publicationen-Preprints in der Hochenergiephysik)
- Particle Data Group (alle Infos zu allen Elementarteilchen)
- Cern Courier (Teilchenphysik Nachrichten)
- The Particle Adventure (Outreach Page)
- Nobelpreise für Physik

- Concepts of Elementary Particle Physics, by Michael E. Peskin.
[Download online version from our library]

The lecture follows the thematic outline of this text book and you are invited to use it for you accomanying reading. You can obtain the online version as follows:- Click on the link above and log in to reach the ProQuest Ebook Central page of the textbook. You can now read the book online.
- Find the link "Download PDF Chapter". You can now download individual sections of the book. Note that you can only downloads a maximum of 99 pages each time you log in. So you need several sessions to acquire the whole book.

- Elementary Particle Physics: An Intuitive Introduction, by Andrew Larkoski, [Library link] [Amazon link]

- Introduction and Natural Units
- Transformations and Symmetries
- Relativistic Wave Equations
- The Quark Model
- Calculational Tools (Lifetimes and Cross Sections)
- QED Process: Muon Pair Production in Electron-Positron Annihilation

- Strong Interactions
- Hadron Production in Electron-Positron Annihilation
- Deep Inelastic Scattering
- Gluons
- Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD)
- Jets
- Large-Hadron-Collider
- Chiral Symmetry

- Weak Interactions
- Current-Current Interactions: V-A Theory
- Gauge Theory with Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking
- W and Z Bosons
- CP Violation
- Neutrinos
- Higgs Boson

- Outlook to Particle Physics II

- 1) Introduction: Lecture Notes (final)
- Youtube Videos

- 2) Transformations and Symmetries: Lecture Notes (final)
- Exercise sheet 1 (11.03.2020): Download [Solutions]
- Exercise sheet 2 (19.03.2020): Download [Solutions]

- 3) Relativistic Wave Equations: Lecture Notes (preliminary)
- Exercise sheet 3 (26.03.2020): Download

- 4) Decay Rates and Cross Sections: Lecture Notes (empty)
- 5) Chiral Fields and Massless Fermions: Lecture Notes (empty)
- 6) Cross Sections in QED: Lecture Notes (empty)
- 7) Quarks and the Parton Model: Lecture Notes (empty)
- 8) Local Gauge Invariance and Quantum Chromo Dynamics: Lecture Notes (empty)
- 9) Current-Current Model for the Weak Interaction: Lecture Notes (empty)
- 10) Gauge Theories with Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking: Lecture Notes (empty)
- Higgs discovery plots invariant mass distributions as a function of luminosity.

#### Advanced Literature

- An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory, Michael E. Peskin, Daniel V. Schroeder (Amazon Info) [Particle Physics II/III Level Lecture text book]
- Quantum Field Theory in a Nutshell, A. Zee (Amazon Info)
- Quantum Field Theory, Mark Srednicki (Amazon Info)
- Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics (2nd Revised, Ed.), von David Griffith (Amazon Info), Erratum für Druckfehler der 2nd Revised Ed.: hier zum downloaden
- Introduction to High Energy Physics, von Donald H. Perkins (Amazon Info), Buch mit mehr Informationen zur experimentellen Teilchenphysik.
- Elementarteilchenphysik: Von Grundlagen zu den modernen Experimenten, Christoph Berger (Amazon Info), Buch mit mehr Informationen zur experimentellen Teilchenphysik.
- Spacetime Physics - Introduction to special relativity, Edwin F. Taylor, John A. Wheeler (Amazon Info)
- Relativistic Quantum Mechanics and Field Theory, Franz Gross (Amazon Info)
- Relativistic Quantum Fields, James D. Bjorken, Sidney D. Drell (Amazon Info)
- Quantum Field Theory, Claude Itzykson, Jean Bernard Zuber (Amazon Info)
- Gauge Field Theories, Stefan Pokorski (Amazon Info)

#### Lecture Information

- Start: Tuesday March 10, 2020
- Last lecture: Wednesday June 24, 2020
- Tuesday 11:30 - 12:45 (Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltamanngasse 5, 3. Stk, 1090 Wien)
- Wednesday 9:00 - 10:00 (Josef-Stefan-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, EG, 1090 Wien)
- Exercises:
- Wednesday, 14:15-15:45, Kurt-Gödel-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stock (Gruppe 1, Procura)
- Wednesday 16:00-17:30, Kurt-Gödel-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stock (Gruppe 2, Procura)
- Start: March 11, 2020

- Monday 16:00 - 17:30. Please ask for a meeting ahead of time by email.