141.250 Introduction to particle detectors
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Aim of course

Understanding of particle detectors in nuclear and particle physics

Subject of course

Lectures on the different particle detector types in nuclear and particle physics: gaseous detectors, silicon detectors, scintillators, calorimeters, and detectors for particle identification. Introduction to particle interaction with matter.

Examples of modern particle physics experiments are discussed, e.g. experiments at the LHC at CERN.

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Thu10:00 - 11:3021.03.2019 - 27.06.2019 Institute of High Energy Physics, Nikolsdorfer Gasse 18, 1050 Viennaregular lecture
Introduction to particle detectors - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Thu21.03.201910:00 - 11:30 Institute of High Energy Physics, Nikolsdorfer Gasse 18, 1050 Viennaregular lecture
Thu28.03.201910:00 - 11:30 Institute of High Energy Physics, Nikolsdorfer Gasse 18, 1050 Viennaregular lecture
Thu04.04.201910:00 - 11:30 Institute of High Energy Physics, Nikolsdorfer Gasse 18, 1050 Viennaregular lecture
Thu02.05.201910:00 - 11:30 Institute of High Energy Physics, Nikolsdorfer Gasse 18, 1050 Viennaregular lecture
Thu09.05.201910:00 - 11:30 Institute of High Energy Physics, Nikolsdorfer Gasse 18, 1050 Viennaregular lecture
Thu16.05.201910:00 - 11:30 Institute of High Energy Physics, Nikolsdorfer Gasse 18, 1050 Viennaregular lecture
Thu23.05.201910:00 - 11:30 Institute of High Energy Physics, Nikolsdorfer Gasse 18, 1050 Viennaregular lecture
Thu06.06.201910:00 - 11:30 Institute of High Energy Physics, Nikolsdorfer Gasse 18, 1050 Viennaregular lecture
Thu27.06.201910:00 - 11:30 Institute of High Energy Physics, Nikolsdorfer Gasse 18, 1050 Viennaregular lecture

Examination modalities

oral exam. Three proposals for public dates around end of June. Further dates upon request

Course registration

Not necessary

Curricula

Literature

Lecture slides are available online at:

http://www.hephy.at/de/bildung/studierendelehre/unterlagen/multicontent/teilchendetektoren-bergauer/

weiterführende Literatur:

* Kolanoski, H., Wermes, N.: "Teilchendetektoren: Grundlagen und Anwendungen", Springer Spektrum Berlin Heidelberg (2016)
* Grupen, Claus: "Teilchendetektoren", BI-Verlag Berlin-Heidelberg-New York, 3. Auflage (1993)
* Kleinknecht, K.: "Detektoren für Teilchenstrahlung" Teubner Wiesbaden. 4.Auflage (2005)

Continuative courses

Miscellaneous

Language

if required in English