HEP: Electroweak Interactions

Course Syllabus

1. Basic Concepts

2. The Standard Electroweak Model

3. Beyond the Trees

4. Higgs Boson: The Missing Piece


  • Sandra S. Padula
  • Sérgio F. Novaes
  • Thiago R. F. P. Tomei


  • 8 weeks
  • 32 hours


Graduate students of Theoretical and Experimental High Energy Physics


Recommended Background

  • It is essential to have a first course in Quantum Field Theory and it is desirable to have notions of regularisation and renormalisation

Course Format

  • Lectures
  • Exercises

Suggested Readings

  • Standard Model: An IntroductionS. F. Novaes in Particle and Fields, Proceedings of the X J. A. Swieca Summer School (World Scientific, Singapore, 2000) – arXiv:hep-ph/0001283
  • Gauge Theories in Particle PhysicsI. J. R. Aitchison and A.J.G. Hey (Graduate Student Series in Physics, IoP, 2004)

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