Lund University FYST17 / LTH EXTP35 course

The course addresses current research topics in particle and astroparticle physics, and focuses on aspects of current and future experiments in the area. The course consists of 2 major parts: Current Front-line Research, and Experiments and Methods, representing 7.5 ECTS credits together.

General info

Time: The course is given every year during the first part of the spring term (January - March).

Course plan: Official course syllabus (PDF).

Evaluation: The course is completed by a written exam, see sample questions (PDF).

Lecturers: Oxana Smirnova, Vincent Hedberg, Alessandro de Angelis (contact details).

Textbook: Martin, B.R. & Shaw, G.: "Particle Physics" 3rd edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2008

Extra material: Notes on particle kinematics, cross-sections etc. (PDF)

Spring Term 2014 (VT14)

Introductory meeting: Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 10:15, in H530 (Introductory notes are available).

EXAM: Friday March 21, 9:00-13:00, H530 (see also sample questions)

  • For those who can't come on Friday, another examination will take place on Tuesday, March 25, 9:00-13:00, at H530

The course takes place in January - March 2014, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 15:15 to 17:00 in room H530 (except February 12, February 26 and March 5, when lectures will be in room H322) . Lectures start on Friday, 24 January 2014.


Lecture notes (PDF):


Previous terms (including FYS225/FKF050)

Contact: Oxana Smirnova, tel. 046-222 7699, Fysicum B312