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Particle physics
Particle physics

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • recognise and name the six flavours of lepton and the six flavours of quark.

  • understand that all leptons and quarks have corresponding antiparticles

  • appreciate that quarks and antiquarks combine to form baryons, antibaryons and mesons.

  • write balanced strong interactions, understanding the role of gluons

  • write balanced weak interactions, understanding the role of W and Z bosons