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).

Lecturers: Else Lytken , Peter Christiansen, Emanuele Laface (contact details).

Textbook: Martin and Shaw's "Particle Physics" 3rd edition, Wiley and sons
Chapters 3,8, and 10 from "Data analysis in high energy physics: a practical guide", O. Bahnke et al + lecture notes.
Link to e-book for the statistics book: here.

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

Spring Term 2016 (V16)

Introductory meeting: Monday January 18, 13:15 in K262( Introductory notes are available).

*** EXAM

EXAM: Exam will be handed out Monday March 14,10:00 in A426 and should be turned in before 10:00 on Wednesday March 16.
(for additional pratise exercises, see sample questions).


The course takes place in January - March 2016. Lectures are held in room K262 Mondays and Wednesdays at 13:15-15:00; and in Audtitorium D at 13:15-15:00 on Fridays. A few exceptions from this in March, see schedule Lectures start on Wednesday, 20 January 2016.



Projects Spring 2016

Some past project topics

*** SLIDES etc

Lecture notes (PDF):


Previous terms (including FYS225/FKF050)

Contact: Else Lytken, tel. 046-222 3060, Fysicum A426