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Physics and Astronomy - Course Details

PHYS566 (PHYS56600)


Typically offered Fall Spring. 3.000 Credit Hours


(PHYS 330 or 430) and (PHYS 360 or 460 or 550)


An introduction to the fundamental theory of strong interactions, Quantum Chromo-Dynamics (QCD), which describes the interactions of quarks and gluons. The main focus is on a reasonably self-contained approach. All the necessary ingredients will be introduced within the course. Knowledge of graduate-level E&M;and Quantum Mechanics is helpful but not essential.

Department of Physics and Astronomy, 525 Northwestern Avenue, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2036 • Phone: (765) 494-3000 • Fax: (765) 494-0706

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