Subject: Physics
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Spring or Summer
College: Arts and Science
Department: Physics and Engin Physics


CERN is the world’s premier particle accelerator laboratory with research achievements such as the discovery of the Higgs Boson particle and the invention of the World Wide Web. The mission of CERN is Science for Peace and their goal is to build and operate the best possible particle accelerators to conduct fundamental and applied research. This course taught at CERN during a few weeks in the summer term is designed to help students understand how accelerators can be used for their research in a very broad field from high energy particle physics to medical applications. Dr. Boland will combine with experts from CERN to lecture on the physics of particle accelerators with emphasis on how these impact the research that can be conducted with them in the fields of high energy particle and nuclear physics.

Prerequisite(s): EP 253.3 and PHYS 356.3
Note: This is a taught abroad course that will be delivered at CERN, Switzerland, over two weeks during the summer term.
Note: There are costs in addition to tuition fees. Please contact the department for information.

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