High Energy Experimental Physics I

Period of duration of course
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Course info
Number of course hours
20
Number of hours of lecturers of reference
20
Number of hours of supplementary teaching
0
CFU 3
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Type of exam

Written and oral exams, seminars

Lecturer

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Programme

Interaction of radiation with matter, interaction of charged particles, ionization, multiple scattering, bremsstrahlung, interaction of photons, electromagnetic showers. General characteristics of particle detectors. Fundamentals of probability and statistics with applications to the experimental particle physics.

Educational aims

Learn the characteristics of the interaction of particles with matter and the principles of operation of particle detectors. Learn statistical methods used in experimental particle physics.

Bibliographical references

Cahn and Goldaber : The experimental Foundation of Particle Physics (Cambridge).
http://www.cambridge.org/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780511590795

Blum, Rolandi: Particle Detection with Drift Chambers (Springer).
http://www.springer.com/physics/elementary/book/978-3-540-76683-4

Claus Grupen Boris Shwart, Particle Detectors (Cambridge).
https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511534966

William R. Leo, Techniques for Nuclear and Particle Physics Experiments (Springer).
https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783540572800

Frederick James, Statistical Methods in Experimental Physics (World Scientific).
https://doi.org/10.1142/6096

Glen Cowan, Statistical Data Analysis (Oxford).
http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780198501558.do