Methods and Detectors in Astro-Particle Physics
Methoden und Detektoren in der Astroteilchenphysik

Course 0000000874 in WS 2016/7

General Data

Course Type Course with introduction to theoretical aspects
Semester Weekly Hours 2 SWS
Organisational Unit Experimental Astro-Particle Physics
Lecturers Bela Majorovits
Dates Monday, 15:00–16:30

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additional remarks (see English text below) Im Seminar soll das Verständnis für Astroteilchenphysikalische Experimente vertieft werden. Die Studierenden sollen eigenständig Vorträge vorbereiten und vortragen. Das Seminar soll die Astroteilchenphysik I Vorlesung begleiten Folgende Themen sollen behandelt werden: - CMB: Beobachtung der Hintergrundstrahlung und Interpretation der Messungen - Kosmische Distanzleiter: Methoden zur Entfernungsbestimmung - Dunkle Energie: SNIa Beobachtungen und deren Interpretation - Big Bang Nucleosynthesis: Messungen der Elementhäufigkeiten und Abgleich mit Erwartungen - Large Scale Strucutre in the universe: Der Einfluss der dunklen Materie - Large Scale Structure in the universe: Grenzen auf die Neutrinomasse - Messung von Neurtinomassen: Endpunktmessungen - Messung von Neutrinomassen: neutrinoloser Doppelbetazerfall - Experimente zum Neutrinolosen Doppelbetazerfall: GERDA, Kamland ZEN, EXO, CUORE - Neutrinooszillationen: SNO, Borexino, Kamland, Kamiokande - Evidenz für dunkle Materie: Dynamik in Galaxien, Clustern und Superclustern - Bestimmung der Massenverteilungen in Clustern: Weak lensing, der Bullet Cluster The aim of the seminar is to provide the students with a deaper insight into methods and experiments in astroparticle physics. The students are supposed to independently prepare and present the material. The seminar is meant as a supplemet to the astroparticle physics lecture. The following topics can be covered: - CMB: Observation of background radiation and its interpretation - The cosmic distance ladder: Methods to determine cosmological distances - Dark Energy: Observation of SNIa and its interpretation - Big Bang Nucleosynthesis: Measurement of element abundances and comparison to expectations - Large Scale Strucutre in the universe: the influence of dark matter - Large Scale Structure in the universe: limits on neutrino masses - Measurement of Neutrino masses: Endpoint measurements - Measurement of Neutrino masses: neutrinoless double beta decay - Experiments for the search of neutrinoless double beta decay: GERDA, Kamland ZEN, EXO, CUORE - Neutrino oscillations: SNO, Borexino, Kamland, Kamiokande - Evidence for dark matter: dynamics in galaxies, clusters and superclusters - Determination of mass distributions in clusters: weak lensing, the bullet cluster
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