Selected Topics in Flavor Physics
PD Dr. Stephan Dürr / Winter 2018/19
Reminder on Standard Model interactions
Hypercharge assignments in the Standard Model
Free-particle Solutions in Weyl and Pauli-Dirac representations
Spinor projection operators and completeness relations
S-matrix and Feynman rules for QED
Electroweak gauge interactions
Strong gauge interactions
Charged-current and neutral-current interactions
Universality, V-A and parity violation
Higgs mechanism for non-abelian gauge group
Fermion masses and CKM mixing matrix
Box diagrams and GIM mechanism
Neutral meson oscillations and CP-violation
Constraints on the unitarity triangles
Neutrino masses and PMNS mixing matrix
Atmospheric and solar neutrinos, MSW effect
Normal versus inverted mass hierarchy
Hints for flavor non-universality
Possible BSM scenarios
D. Griffith: "Introduction to Elementary Particles", Wiley (2008).
C.G.Tully: "Elementary Particle Physics in a Nutshell", Princeton University Press (2011).
M. Thomson: "Modern Particle Physics", Cambridge University Press (2013).
J.F. Donoghue, E. Golowich and B.R. Holstein: "Dynamics of the Standard Model", Cambridge University Press (2014).
G. Barr, R. Devenish, R. Walczak and T. Weidberg: "Particle Physics in the LHC era", Oxford University Press (2016).
C.T. Sachrajda: "Lattice flavordynamics",
L. Lellouch: "Flavor physics and lattice quantum chromodynamics",
F. Bernardoni et al: "B-physics from HQET in two-flavour lattice QCD",
S. Aoki et al: "Review of lattice results concerning low-energy particle physics",
T. Kaneko: "Lattice QCD: Flavor Physics and Spectroscopy",
German or English (as preferred by the audience)
Thu, 14:15-15:45, F.13.17
Thu, 16:00-16:45, F.13.17
18 October 2018
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