# Particle Physics: Basic Concepts

Stanford, , Prof. Leonard Susskind

Updated On 02 Feb, 19

Stanford, , Prof. Leonard Susskind

Updated On 02 Feb, 19

Basic definitions, natural units (setting c and hbar to 1) - Wave basics, intro to QFT in the context of the harmonic oscillator, eliminating infinities by using periodic boundary conditions - Wave basics, intro to QFT in the context of the harmonic oscillator, eliminating infinities by using periodic boundary conditions - Energy conservation, waves, and fermions - The diary equations and Higgs Particles - Theory and mathematics of angular momentum - Theory and mathematics of particle spin and half spin, the Dirac equation, and isotopic spin - Theory and mathematics of particle spin and half spin, the Dirac equation, and isotopic spin -

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(October 19, 2009) Leonard Susskind gives the third lecture of a three-quarter sequence of courses that will explore the new revolutions in particle physics. In this lecture he talks about what a quantum field is and how it is related to particles.

Leonard Susskind, Felix Bloch Professor of Physics, received a PhD from Cornell University and has taught at Stanford since 1979. He has won both the Pregel Award from the New York Academy of Science and the J.J. Sakurai Prize in theoretical particle physics. He is also a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Sam

Sep 12, 2018

Excellent course helped me understand topic that i couldn't while attendinfg my college.

Dembe

March 29, 2019

Great course. Thank you very much.