Lund University FYST17 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 2015 (V15)

Introductory meeting: Monday, 19 January 2015, 11:15, in H322 (Introductory notes are available).

EXAM: Monday March 23, 13:00-17:00, H322 (see also sample questions). Those who can't come on 23rd, can take the exam on Tuesday, March 24, 9:00 to 13:00, also at H322.

EXAM RESULTS: anonymised list of those who passed

The course takes place in January - March 2015, in room H530, at 13:00 on Tuesdays and 15:00 on Thursdays and Fridays. Note different schedule on Week 5 (Monday and Tuesday Jan 26-27 at 13:00, Wednesday Jan 28 at 10:00). Lectures start on Tuesday, 20 January 2015.


Project topic suggestions

Lecture notes (PDF):


Previous terms (including FYS225/FKF050)

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