Who is this class for: This course is aimed at people who have a basic education in physics, especially classical mechanics and electrodynamics. Basic notions of special relativity and quantum mechanics may also be useful, although we give short reminders of these tools. The ideal background would be that of a 3rd year student in any scientific discipline.


Created by:  University of Geneva

  • Martin Pohl

    Taught by:  Martin Pohl, Professeur ordinaire

    Département de physique nucléaire et corpusculaire

  • Mercedes Paniccia

    Taught by:  Mercedes Paniccia, Collaboratrice scientifique

    Département de Physique Nucléaire et Corpusculaire

  • Anna Sfyrla

    Taught by:  Anna Sfyrla, Assistant Professor

    Nuclear and Particle Physics
CommitmentWe estimate the workload for this course to be about 11 weeks of study with 3 to 4 hours/week, depending on your usage of the optional material.
Language
English
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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University of Geneva
Founded in 1559, the University of Geneva (UNIGE) is one of Europe's leading universities. Devoted to research, education and dialogue, the UNIGE shares the international calling of its host city, Geneva, a centre of international and multicultural activities with a venerable cosmopolitan tradition.
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Rated 4.2 out of 5 of 48 ratings

Fascinating course covering the fundamentals of the standard model up to current research. The material is dense - I often had to look back at previous videos to remember terms and concepts. The key mathematics is provided and gone over, but was a little fast paced for me. Most derivations are left out except for a few optional videos which cover simple ones. You don't necessarily need to understand the details of the mathematics to pass the graded assignments which just ask a few questions covering the main concepts. Overall this course is challenging but incredibly instructive.

Really amazing !

Thank you for everything .

Brilliant course....

Excellent course. The extra material was really enjoyable (eventhough French understanding is required for the extra video).