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r14 - 23 Sep 2013 - 15:17  _47DC_61ch_47DC_61cern_47OU_61Organic_32Units_47OU_61Users_47CN_61nfarley_47CN_61737835_47CN_61Nathanael_32A_32S_32Farley?

The Bubble Chamber The bubble chamber was invented in 1952 by Donald Glaser, he eventually won a noble prize for it in 1960. A bubble chamber is a vessel filled with...
r77 - 06 Jan 2017 - 13:00  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61juergen_32thomas?

CERN (Geneva) Travel Information (Updated Jul 2014: New destination for citybound tram: `Carouge`. No warranty for any info here, obviously) Flights During the...
NEW - 23 Jul 2010 - 15:52  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61nigel_32watson?

Spark Chamber Efficiency SparkChamberEfficiency 23jul2010.xls: Simple spreadsheet to estimate efficiency of spark chamber modules
r20 - 08 Feb 2021 - 16:36  _2fC_3dUK_2fO_3deScience_2fOU_3dBirmingham_2fL_3dParticlePhysics_2fCN_3dnigel_20watson?

The Cloud Chamber A Cloud Chamber is a device used to detect ionizing particles and to determine their trajectories. It does not show the particles themselves, but...
r2 - 04 Jul 2012 - 14:52  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61nigel_32watson?

Cloud Chamber A few photos from the most recent outreach event, more to follow. JPG: JPG: JPG: JPG:
NEW - 04 Jul 2012 - 15:00  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61nigel_32watson?

Theory of the Cloud Chamber In order to look at why supersaturation occurs we must first introduce some equations of the first law of thermodynamics. As stated earlier...
r7 - 28 Sep 2010 - 12:06  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61nigel_32watson?

NigelWatson 07 Sep 2010 Cosmic Rays Cosmic rays are high energy charged particles that originate in outer space, (mainly from supernova explosions but also from stars...
r6 - 12 Sep 2014 - 16:01  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61james_32mccarthy?

Using DaVinci to fill an nTuple This page is designed to give a brief outline of how to use DaVinci to fill nTuples from data or Monte Carlo. For more details please...
NEW - 07 Sep 2010 - 14:38  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61nigel_32watson?

NigelWatson 07 Sep 2010 Detectors Detectors are devices used by elementary particle physicists in the search for a greater understanding of the subatomic particles...
NEW - 23 Sep 2013 - 15:29  _47DC_61ch_47DC_61cern_47OU_61Organic_32Units_47OU_61Users_47CN_61nfarley_47CN_61737835_47CN_61Nathanael_32A_32S_32Farley?

Leaflets and Resources There are three leaflets currently available: Particles Chamber Chamber LaTeX source files These leaflets were formatted...
r4 - 28 Feb 2014 - 15:03  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61lynne_32long?

As part of the recent EU project `Discover the Cosmos`, a starter exercise, using Minerva software to identify particle tracks in the ATLAS detector, has been developed...
r12 - 20 Mar 2018 - 14:21  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61juergen_32thomas?

The Minerva Masterclass Introduction to Minerva Minerva is a Masterclass tool allowing students to learn more about the physics that goes on in the ATLAS detector...
r5 - 14 Feb 2019 - 10:12  _47DC_61ch_47DC_61cern_47OU_61Organic_32Units_47OU_61Users_47CN_61kzarebsk_47CN_61763242_47CN_61Kristian_32Alexander_32Zarebski?

Welcome to Birmingham. The first thing to do is read the guide to the local system. This will teach you how to use the computer system in Birmingham and how to get...
r13 - 23 Sep 2013 - 13:11  _47DC_61ch_47DC_61cern_47OU_61Organic_32Units_47OU_61Users_47CN_61nfarley_47CN_61737835_47CN_61Nathanael_32A_32S_32Farley?

Outreach Welcome to the Outreach pages for the Birmingham Particle Physics Group. http:...
NEW - 14 Apr 2011 - 11:43  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61nigel_32watson?

r7 - 27 Sep 2010 - 15:43  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61nigel_32watson?

NigelWatson 13 Sep 2010 Particles A very good explanation of this section can be found at the Particle adventure Here are some brief details of different types...
r4 - 21 Sep 2016 - 12:06  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61nigel_32watson?

UK Experimental Particle Physics Groups These are the UK experimental Particle Physics groups. All of the university groups offer (fully funded) PhD studentships...
r10 - 19 Jul 2016 - 10:50  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61james_32kendrick?

Guide for new PhD students This is a guide intended to help new PhD students starting with the Particle Physics research group. It is based on mine others` experiences...
NEW - 02 Jul 2019 - 14:32  _2fC_3dUK_2fO_3deScience_2fOU_3dBirmingham_2fL_3dParticlePhysics_2fCN_3ddavid_20charlton?

A few photos, with sources: NA62 after cabling up something (Francesco Gonnella, Angela Romano, ??) photo from Francesco out after the CERN relay race...
r10 - 15 Feb 2016 - 12:29  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61nigel_32watson?

Detecting Cosmic Rays with the Birmingham QuarkNet Project What is QuarkNet? QuarkNet is an international collaboration of schools which is investigating cosmic rays...
r47 - 23 Sep 2013 - 15:15  _47DC_61ch_47DC_61cern_47OU_61Organic_32Units_47OU_61Users_47CN_61nfarley_47CN_61737835_47CN_61Nathanael_32A_32S_32Farley?

The Spark Chamber A spark chamber is a device used for electrically charged particles. Widely used in the 1970s as a research tool, its main purpose today is to demonstrate...
r2 - 04 Jul 2012 - 14:52  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61nigel_32watson?

STEM event July 2010 Following the event, random collection of suggestions from all present for next time. Timing of guides, either free flowing or fixed time...
r2 - 30 Sep 2013 - 20:24  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61james_32mccarthy?

Using the TMVA Tool in ROOT This page describes how to use the TMVA tool, which is a tool for performing a Multivariate analysis in root. More details can be found...
NEW - 11 Oct 2008 - 22:20  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61chun_32lik_32tan?

USA Visa Waiver Program VERY IMPORTANT CHANGES This notice has been compiled by Fermilab Visa Office. Thanks to Cristina for forwarding it. Effective 9th January...
r12 - 01 May 2014 - 11:41  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61nigel_32watson?

Undergraduate Teaching Various topics related to teaching activities within the PP group. Moderation of Y1 assessed problems Moderation of Y2 assessed problems...
NEW - 06 Sep 2010 - 11:14  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61nigel_32watson?

This is a short lived demo NigelWatson 06 Sep 2010
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r25 - 02 Jul 2019 - 14:12  _2fC_3dUK_2fO_3deScience_2fOU_3dBirmingham_2fL_3dParticlePhysics_2fCN_3ddavid_20charlton?

Welcome to the 1 web Photo collections photos in Birmingham, modern and ancient Miscellaneous photos of group members working on or resting from...
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NEW - 23 Jul 2010 - 15:30  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61nigel_32watson?

Weird Events We recorded events in low light conditions with a small video camera, used individual frames to estimate the efficiency. However, some of the things we...
r5 - 10 Jun 2013 - 17:05  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61james_32mccarthy?

QuarkNet Worksheets Download worksheets from here Quick Worksheets Here are some worksheets to get you started with a quick experiment to measure the flux of cosmic...
NEW - 17 Jul 2012 - 11:34  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61nigel_32watson?

Reading List These are a few texts on neutrino physics which you may find helpful. There is a wide range of levels between the texts and some are more advanced reference...
r29 - 23 Jan 2014 - 09:44  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61nigel_32watson?

Y1 Introduction to Particle Physics and Cosmology Material for the 2012 13 course. The course consists of two separate parts, PP and Cosmology. The course begins...
r19 - 06 Dec 2011 - 16:36  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61nigel_32watson?

Notes for Year 1 Markers: 20011/12 Autumn Term There are three physics courses to be marked in the Autumn term: Classical Mechanics and Relativity (Dr. G.T....
r26 - 12 Oct 2011 - 11:35  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61nigel_32watson?

Notes for Year 2 Markers: 2011/12 Autumn Term There are two core physics courses to be marked in the Autumn term: Classical Mechanics/Relativity (Dr. A.T. Watson...
r30 - 14 Jan 2014 - 09:05  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61nigel_32watson?

Y2 Neutrino Physics Material for the 2010 11 course for PwPPC students. First lecture is Tues. 9 Nov. 2010, Physics West 106, at 1200; thereafter, Mondays (Nuffield...
r3 - 25 Mar 2010 - 14:19  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61nigel_32watson?

Reading List These are a few texts on neutrino physics which you may find helpful. There is a wide range of levels between the texts and some are more advanced reference...
r19 - 24 May 2014 - 21:35  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61alan_32watson?

This page will be the repository for material for the Year 2 Particles and Nuclei module My contact details: Email: Alan.Watson #64;CERN.CH Room: West...
NEW - 29 Sep 2013 - 22:45  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61alan_32watson?

Reading List No single text is perfect for this module. Your Year 1 text, Young and Freedman, has some relevant material but doesn`t go far enough. Most others contain...
r3 - 07 Feb 2014 - 15:45  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61paul_32thompson?

Year 3 Group Studies Particle Physics Computing Pythia Information about the Monte Carlo program Pythia can be found here. There is the manual itself which describes...
r11 - 14 Jan 2014 - 09:07  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61nigel_32watson?

General Use This is a list of a few web pages which I have found more or less interesting, with my personal comments on them. Particle Data Group (PDG) a...
r95 - 24 May 2021 - 17:13  _2fC_3dUK_2fO_3deScience_2fOU_3dBirmingham_2fL_3dParticlePhysics_2fCN_3dnigel_20watson?

Y3 Particle Physics version of this course is on the Birmingham Canvas system. Below is the historical material for this course, last updated for the 2013 14. All...
r7 - 14 Jan 2013 - 16:55  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61nigel_32watson?

Reading List These books vary widely in their level of treatment, some are more advanced than required for this course. list for course in main library updated...
NEW - 29 Sep 2013 - 22:35  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61alan_32watson?

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