|Department:||Department of Theoretical Physics|
|Course director:||György Papp|
|Prerequisities:||Nuclear and Particle physics 1.,
Quantum Mechanics 1.
|Type of assessment:||Szj|
General features of the nucleus and the nuclear forces: the Yukawa meson theory of the nuclear forces. Scalar and vector bosons, Proca-equation. The isospin in nuclear physics; strangeness; spin dependence of nuclear forces. The development of the quark concept. Physics of quarks - quantumchromodynamics - the quantum theory of quark interactions.. Lepton-quark symmetry. The phenomenology of weak interactions: basic weak interactions. The neutrino hypothesis. The universal 4 fermion weak interaction. The Lee-Yang hypothesis on P-symmetry violation and its experimental justification. The consequences of P-violation. CP violation: neutral kaons, CP symmetry and K0 physics; Cronin-Fitch effect. High energy neutrino physics and the intermediate vector-bosons: the problem of the neutrino types. The discovery of the tau lepton; W boson; the experimental discovery of Z0. The GUT (Grand Unified Theory) and its predictions. Supersymmetry and super unification. Astrophysical and cosmological applications.