University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Phys 4511.001

Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics

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Required Texts
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1. D. Griffiths, Introduction to Elementary Particles.2nd Revised Ed. Wiley-VCH

2. A. Das and T. Ferbel. Nuclear and Particle Physics. 2nd Ed. World Scientific.
This book is available as an ebook. Go to and log in. We will also use extracts from Henley and Garcia, Subatomic Physics. Any such extracts will be posted on the website.

3. PDG Handbook: Online has a wealth of information. You will also receive the small summary booklets for free. You will be using them in class, for homework, and as your "cheat sheet" for exams.