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Term Paper -- Particle Physics Theory at the LHC (SS15)



J.Prof.Dr. Harald Ita

Priv.Doz.Dr. Christian Schwinn 

Guest Prof.Dr. Fernando Febres Cordero


  • Lecture: time Wed. 12-14, place: Seminarraum II.
  • First lecture on the  29.04.2014 has to be attended as topics will be distributed.
  • Presentation dates: 3.6, 24.6, 1.7, 8.7, 15.7, 22.7
  • Poster


Schedule (preliminary)

3.6     Electroweak Symmetry Breaking in the SM
          Wladimir Tschernow 
24.6    Higgs Production & Decays
           Ivona Kafedjiska
1.7     Higgs Interferometry
          Ramon Winterhalder
8.7     History and Tests of QCD
          Evgenij Pascual
15.7   Coupling Structure of the Electroweak Vector Bosons
          Philipp Hofmann
22.7   Associated Production of Heavy Quarks and Vector Bosons
          Felix R. Anger


  • Structure of the Standard Model of Particle Physics
  • QCD at the LHC
  • Higgs Phenomenology
  • Phenomenology of Vector Boson
  • Top Physics

Requirements for Academic Record

For details see rule book for Master degree.

  • 45 min presentation of one previously arranged topic
  • writeup of presentation
  • active participation

Key Textbooks

  • Quantum Chromodynamics, High Energy Experiments and Theory, G. Dissertori, I. Knowles and M. Schmelling
  • TASI lectures on Collider Phenomenology by Tao Han
  • Lectures by Michelangelo L. Mangano


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