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Publisert 31. mai 2016 13:37

Today from 14:15 to 15:30 there will be a session of questions and answers, as well as feedback on assignment 2. I remind you that you need the Particle physics booklet from the Particle Data Group at the exam. Don't forget it. I still have a few copies in case.

 

 

Publisert 21. mai 2016 22:23

The schedule of the remaining lecture has been updated. Read the content.

The document fys350-16-pensum contains further information about the "exam pensum". This will be updated during the next days. 

All delivered assignments II are approved. Good luck with the exam! For the moment, a calculator and the small Particle physics booklet of Particle Data Group are allowed. 

Publisert 12. mai 2016 11:25
Some people asked about the 2014 Exam questions (ORAL) posted on the web.
 
IMPORTANT: these are examples of sets of ORAL exams from 2014. The WRITTEN exam in 2016 will be of different form with more calculations and detailed questions, in the line of the first 2 assignments! 
Publisert 28. apr. 2016 15:58

Assignment II is uploaded. To be delivered by May 9th 14:14. Follow FYS3510 schedule / timeplan for more information. 

Publisert 23. apr. 2016 09:48

Due to some people traveling the masterclass data session will take place on Tuesday May 3 instead of May 2 as previously announced. 

Publisert 21. apr. 2016 11:28

Check the schedule, in particular pay attention to May 2 and 3. Presence is required (currently May 2) to work on ATLAS Masterclass data. Also bring your laptop. The session can be moved to May 3 if really necessary. 

Publisert 11. apr. 2016 13:31

We will go through the questions in one of the coming sessions. Copies are available during the lectures and on-demand. 

Publisert 6. apr. 2016 10:54

You are welcome to the lunch seminar Thursday 8th April 12-13

Exotic Physics with ATLAS, F. Ould-Saada

Publisert 13. mars 2016 20:46

Please, ignore the last page (6) of the assignment. The questions are mostly a repetition of the previous page and the last problem was already treated in the exercise session.

Preferred delivery: hand it to me (at the beginning of the lecture) or at the reception.

Publisert 5. mars 2016 13:27

As stated in the FYS3510 web site, and given that there are 25 students taking part in the CERN visit and 26 expected to take the exam, the FYS3510 final exam is confirmed on June 6th and will be WRITTEN.

Details will follow. 

Publisert 5. mars 2016 13:23

Assignment 1 is to be delivered by 14.3 @ 14.14 just before teaching starts.  Questions related to the exercises will be addressed during the lectures on March 7th and 8th.

At the beginning of the March 14 session, there will be the opportunity to discuss and interpret the feedback to the mid-term evaluation, as well as details related to the CERN visit. The higher the attendance, the better.

Publisert 4. mars 2016 10:51

An important and urgent request is sent to the FYS3510 emailing list. Please, respond as soon as you can. Thanks for your understanding.

Publisert 19. feb. 2016 14:32

The agenda will be growing here: https://indico.cern.ch/event/496797/.

An email has been sent to you concerning the booking of flight tickets. Please take the necessary action. Thanks.

Publisert 16. feb. 2016 10:05

The future plan will soon be updated. We have so far collected enough background material (equations of motion, transition probabilities, perturbation theory, relativistic kinematics, ... ). I encourage you to follow the Exercise session related to Appendices 2 and 3 and chapters 3, 4, 5 next week (22.2 and 23.2). We've started looking at particle physics processes (scattering, annihilation, decay) to determine cross sections and lifetimes. We now compare electromagnetism to other interactions (chapter 5 to be finished today 16.2). We have introduced some conservation laws and more will be introduced in chapter 6 (starting today). Conservation laws, closely related to symmetries, are important to classify particles, state which processes are allowed or not and are at the heart of force generation.

At the end of today's session (16.2) I will possibly run a short discussion. So all are welcome to attend.  

Publisert 13. feb. 2016 20:42

The program is being setup and this link will be constantly updated CERN Visit Material 2016

In total 25 students intend to take part in the visit.

Publisert 11. feb. 2016 10:52

The webcast of simultaneous press conferences of the LIGO and VIRGO Collaborations from Washington and Cascina on the search for gravitational waves will be transmitted TODAY on Thursday 11 February 2016 at 16:30 in the Main Auditorium (500/1-001): https://www.youtube.com/user/VideosatNSF/live 

It will be followed by a seminar on

"New results on the Search for Gravitational Waves“ by Barry Barish (Caltech/LIGO)

Representatives of the LIGO, VIRGO and GEO experiments will be available for questions after the seminar.

https://indico.cern.ch/event/496299/

Publisert 10. feb. 2016 21:57

An important email is sent to the FYS3510 emailing list. Contact me in case you have not received it.

The CERN visit will start on Tuesday 29th March at 10:00 and lasts until Friday 1st April at ~15:00.

Monday 28th and Friday 1st (late) or Saturday 2nd will most probably be the travel days. More information will soon be available. 

Accommodation (already arranged) must be confirmed and flights must be booked very soon. So, please, provide the information requested as soon as possible. Thank you.

Publisert 4. feb. 2016 17:19

The CERN visit will start on Tuesday 29th March at 10:00 and last until Friday 1st April at ~15:00.

Monday 28th and Friday 1st (late) or Saturday 2nd will most probably be the travel days. More information will soon be available. 

Publisert 4. feb. 2016 17:13

The first compulsory set of exercises will be distributed March 6th or 7th. To be delivered (via email) by March 14th.

Publisert 17. jan. 2016 20:06

First lecture 18. January 14:15-16:00, FY Auditorium Ø467.

Publisert 15. jan. 2016 10:10
Publisert 10. jan. 2016 15:37

Here is some important information about the final exam. An oral exam is scheduled to take place 6-7 June 2016.

HOWEVER, if more than ~20 students register the form of exam will be changed to "written".

Publisert 10. jan. 2016 15:14

Welcome to the FYS3510 - Spring 2016 course starting January 18. The "traditional" CERN visit, which is a part of this course, is scheduled to be from March 29 to April 1.