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PHY357H1
Nuclear and Particle Physics

Official description

The subatomic particles; nuclei, baryons and mesons, quarks, leptons and bosons; the structure of nuclei and hadronic matter; symmetries and conservation laws; fundamental forces and interactions, electromagnetic, weak, and strong; a selection of other topics:  CP violation, nuclear models, standard model, proton decay, supergravity, nuclear and particle astrophysics.  This course is not a prerequisite for any PHY400-level course.

Prerequisite
PHY356H1
Co-requisite
n.a.
Exclusion
n.a.
Recommended preparation
n.a.
Textbook
                            ['Nuclear and Particle Physics (Second Edition) by B.R. Martin (Wiley)']
                        
Breadth requirement
BR=5
Distribution requirement
DR=SCI
course title
PHY357H1
session
winter
year of study
3rd year
time and location
24L: LEC0101, LEC2001, LEC7001,LEC9101: MW11, On line Synchronous 12T: R12, On line Synchronous Lectures will be delivered synchronously via Zoom and recorded for later viewing. Students can ask questions during the lectures by writing in the “chat" window or by using using the "microphone”. A camera is not necessary.
instructor

Delivery Methods

In Person

A course is considered In Person if it requires attendance at a specific location and time for some or all course activities.*.

* Subject to adjustments imposed by public health requirements for physical distancing.

Online - Synchronous
A course is considered Online Synchronous if online attendance is expected at a specific time for some or all course activities, and attendance at a specific location is not expected for any activities or exams.
Asynchronous
A course is considered Asynchronous if it has no requirement for attendance at a specific time or location for any activities or exams.