2023-2024 Pomona College Catalog 
    
    Feb 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Pomona College Catalog
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PHYS176 PO - Elementary Particle Physics

When Offered: Fall 2020.
Instructor(s): T. Moore
Credit: 1

This course provides an introduction to the current theory of elementary particles, including the basics of quantum field theory. The course will discuss particle phenomenology, relativistic modifications to quantum mechanics, calculation of decay and scattering amplitudes using Feynman diagrams, core features of the electromagnetic, weak and color interactions and the Higgs mechanism. Prerequisites: PHYS 101 PO  and co- requisite PHYS 170 PO .
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
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