Dr Sahal Yacoob (UCT)
Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics.
Lecture 1: The Standard Model of Particle Physics (what we know so far, and what is still unanswered)
Lecture 2: Aspects of Particle Physics Calculations
- The Born approximation
- Mediating particles
- The Breit-Wigner Line Shape
Lecture 3: Aspects of Particle Physics Measurement
- Detector technology and experimental design
- The importance of simulation
Lecture 4: Neutrino Oscillations
Short Bio: Sahal Yacoob is a member of the ATLAS collaboration at CERN, They have been studying experimental particle physics since 2002 and over the last 18 years has worked at Fermilab, and CERN. Sahal is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Town. Their research includes aspects of detector development, any analysis design in order to further precision electroweak measurements. They are committee to driving diversity within academia.
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