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Syllabus of the course: Symmetries and Group Theory


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CodeΦ-660
TypeB
ECTS5
Hours3
SemesterWinter
InstructorA. Petkou
ProgramMonday, 15:00-17:00, Room ?
Friday, 10:00-12:00, Room ?
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Goal of the courseThe course introduces the notion of symmetry in Particle Physics and the mathematical tool to explore it.
SyllabusSymmetries in Particle Physics (3 lectures)
- Lie groups and Lie algebras (6 lectures)
- SU(2) and Isospin (6 lectures)
- SU(3) and the quark model (6 lectures)
- Root, Weights, the Chevalley basis and Simple Lie Algebras (9 lectures)
- Gauge Theories (3 lectures)
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