formerly: Particle Detection and Data Analysis
Convenor: Dr Kostas Nikolopoulos
Module Code: PP6
Module Name: Particle Detection and Data Analysis
Duration (Hours): 10
Start Date and Commitments
10 lectures on Tue 12-13, Fri 12-13
To provide an introduction to particle detectors and particle physics techniques.
Specialized and intended for high energy physics students.
Interaction of charged particles with matter;
Interaction of photons and electrons with matter;
Example of a gaseous detector (drift/diffusion/avalanche creation, signal formation and processing);
Statistics in Particle Physics;
The Monte-Carlo method
The lecture notes and the homework assignments can be found here.