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Particle Detectors

Lecture in the area of “Advanced Experiment” (Particles and Fields) of the Freiburg Physics Master Studies

Starting on Thursday, October 22, 2015

 

Lecturer

    Prof. K. Jakobs  Gustav-Mie-Haus, 3rd floor, Room # 03-021
    Consultation hours:   Friday 11:00 - 12:00 am
    Phone: 203-5713
    Email:   karl.jakobs@uni-freiburg.de

    Secretariat:
    C. Skorek
    Phone: 203-5715
    Email:  christina.skorek@physik.uni-freiburg.de

 

Dates  

  • Thursday, 10:15 - 12:00 am (see also lecture plan), Attention: Lecture takes place in Seminar room, GMH
  • Friday, 08:15 - 10:00 am, SR Room, GMH
  • Exercises:  Monday, 14:15-16:00, HS II, Physics Highrise

 

General information

  • Updated lecture plan (pdf)
  • General comments (pdf)
  • Exercises will be distributed weekly and have to be returned by Thursday 10:00 am of the following week in the mail box #1 in the foyer of the Gustav-Mie-House.
  • Written examination on Friday, February 19th, 2016 from 10.00h - 12:00h (Hörsaal I, Phyiscs Highrise).

    (2nd pass on March 21st, 2016 from 10.00h - 12.00h)
  • Registration for the written exam necessary on the web interface.

 

Slides

 

 

Exercises

  • Problem set 1 (pdf
  • Problem set 2 (pdf)
  • Problem set 3 (pdf)
  • Problem set 4 (pdf)
  • Problem set 5 (pdf), some useful root objects and functions for the numerical exercise (pdf)
  • Problem set 6 (pdf)
  • Problem set 7 (pdf)
  • Problem set 8 (pdf)
  • Problem set 9 (pdf)
  • Problem set 10 (pdf)  and the basic main program including README (link)
  • Problem set 11 (pdf)
  • Problem set 12 (pdf)

 

 

Literature

 

  • K. Kleinknecht, Detectors for Particle Radiation, Cambridge University Press, 2nd edition (2008)
  • W.R. Leo, Techniques for Nuclear and Particle Physics Experiments, Springer Verlag
  • C. Grupen, Teilchendetektoren, BI Wissenschaftsverlag (1993) (also translated to C. Grupen, Particle Detectors, Cambridge University Press, 2nd edition (2011) )
  • H. Kolanoski and Norbert Wermes, Detektoren für Teilchen, Springer Verlag, to appear in November 2015, 960 pages
  • C. Lippmann, Particle identification, arXiv:1101.3276 [hep-ex] 

 

Teaching Assistants

 Dr. Frederik RuehrFrederik Rühr

 WB, Rm 02-021 

 Phone 203 97773

 

 

 

Kilian Rosbach Dr. Kilian Rosbach

 WB, Rm 02-021

 Phone 203 97773

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