PHYS 638 Selected Topics in Physics: Particle Astrophysics

Credits: 
3
Instructor(s): 
Chung Ngoc Leung
Instructor(s): 
Jamie Holder

Treatment of a specialized subject taken from the following list: particle astrophysics, magnetic materials, electron microscopy, elementary particles, cosmology, solar physics and other advanced topics. RESTRICTIONS: May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

Instructor's Description:  This course will introduce the science goals and phenomenology of particle astrophysics with emphasis on cosmic rays, gamma-rays and neutrinos. It will include an overview of relevant detectors and analysis methods as well as acceleration and propagation of high-energy particles in space.