Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Science
Lecture Code HX335100 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 物理学特別講義 (素粒子ハドロン物理学)
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Special Lectures in Physics(Theoretical Particle and Hadron Physics)
ヤマモト ケイ,ノナカ チホ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 4th-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Mon9-10:SCI E208
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture with blackboard 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Physics
Eligible Students The students who already have attended classes such as quantum mechnics (I) ,(II) ,mechanics (I) and (II).
Keywords elemental particle physics, hadron physics
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
To understand the basics of elementary particle physics and hadron physics.  
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
We focus on the subjects which are often used in elementary particle physics and hadron physics.  
Class Schedule Lesson 1: Quarks : Internal symmetries
Lesson 2: Quarks: Representation of SU(3)
Lesson 3 : Quarks: The quark model
Lesson 4: Quarks: Color
Lesson 5: Maxwell Field: Global and local gauge invariance
Lesson 6 : U(1) gauge theory: Goldstone mode, Higgs mode
Lessons 7: Yangs-Mills fields: Lie Groups, Properties of  Yangs-Mills fields
Lesson 8 : Non-Abelian gauge: Canonical formalism
Lesson 9: Non-Abelian gauge theories: Spontaneous symmetry breaking
Lesson 10: Weinberg-Salam model : The matter fields, The gauge fields, The general theory(Mass terms)
Lesson 11: Weinberg-Salam model: The general theory(Mass terms), Cabibbo angle, Kobayashi-Maskawa matrix)
Lesson 12: Path integrals : Non-relativistic quantum mechanics
Lesson 13: Path integrals : External sources
Lesson 14: Path integrals:   Feynman propagator
Lesson 15: Path integrals : Feynman graphs

reports (a few times). 
Quarks, leptons and Gauge fields, Person Huang, World Scientific
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Blackboard 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Study and review what you have learned after every lecture. 
Grading Method reports (about 90 %) attendance (about 10%).  
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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