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2017-2018
Nikhef Topical Lectures
Specialised graduate courses for PhD students
- Machine Learning applications in High-Energy Physics, part of the Topical Lectures on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, April 2018
- Physics at Future High-Energy Colliders: Theory Vision, part of the Topical Lectures on Physics at Future Colliders
VU and UvA Master Course in Physics and Astronomy, Theoretical Physics Track
- Quantum Field Theory Extension, part of the MSc course in Theoretical Physics jointly offered by the VU and the UvA. 3 ECT in January-February 2018. Lecture notes, problem sets and other course material will be available here.
- Course guide from DataNose: .pdf
- Extended course guide, outline, and syllabus: .pdf
- Lecture notes: .pdf (updated 30/01/2018)
- Problem sets: Problem Set I (deadline 18/01/2018) and Problem Set II (deadline 01/02/2018).
TU Delft
- Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics, part of the 1st year Bachelor degree in Applied Physics at TU Delft. 6 ECT, Dec to Feb 2018. Course given as Guest Professor at TU Delft. Lecture notes, slides and other course material will be available here.
- Lecture notes: .pdf (updated 13/01/2018)
- Course overview and introduction to elementary particles (slides): .pdf (lecture 21/12/2017)
- Problem sets Theory part
- Video recordings of the lectures are available via Collegerama as well as via this public link (go to the 2017-2018 TN2811 banner on the left part of the website for this year's lectures)
2016-2017
Nikhef
- Topical Lectures on Symmetry, graduate course for Nikhef Ph. D. students. March 2017. My part of the course corresponds to ``Symmetries (and their breaking) in the Standard Model''. Lecture notes will be available here.
VU Amsterdam
- From Quantum to Molecules (Van Quantum tot Molecuul), Medical Sciences BSc VU Amsterdam. January to March 2017. Course notes, slides and handouts are available here:
- Course introduction (slides .pdf, keynote)
- HC1: Introduction to Quantum Theory (slides .pdf, keynote)
- HC2: Basic formalism of quantum theory and Schrodinger equation (lecture notes)
- HC3: Quantum mechanics of simple systems (lecture notes)
- HC10: Molecular and vibrational spectroscopy (lecture notes)
- HC11: Electronic transitions in molecular spectroscopy (lecture notes)
- HC12: Magnetic Nuclear Resonance (lecture notes)
Video recordings of some of the lectures of the course are available in this link, (View in Full Screen)
University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Nikhef
- Subatomic Physics Workshop, joint VU/UvA bachelor degree of Physics and Astronomy, Department of Physics and Astronomy. January 2017. Course notes and handouts available here.
University of Oxford, 2015-2016
- "The Standard Model and LHC phenomenology", Master in Mathematical and Theoretical Physics (MMathPhys) and Particle Theory Group graduate school course, 15 lectures, Hillary Term 2016
Lecture 1: historical introduction to the Standard Model
Lecture Notes (updated 27/04/2016)
Problem Set 1: QCD in electron-positron annihilation
Problem Set 2: QCD in DIS and in hadron-hadron collisions
Problem Set 3: Higgs and Electroweak theory
University of Oxford, 2014-2015
- "The Standard Model and LHC phenomenology", Master in Mathematical Physics and Particle Theory Group graduate school course, 16 lectures, Hillary Term 2015
Outline of the course and references
Lecture 1: historical introduction to the Standard Model
Lecture Notes (updated 05/06/2015, now including up to jet substructure)
Balliol College, University of Oxford, 2014-2015
- Stipendiary Lecturer, first and second year Optics, second year Thermal Physics, third year Subatomic Physics
University of Oxford, 2013-2014
- "The Strong Interaction and LHC Phenomenology", Theoretical Physics graduate school course, 16 lectures, Trinity Term 2014.
Outline of the course and references.
Lecture I: Motivation and historical introduction to QCD
Lecture 2: QCD Lagrangian, Feynman rules and symmetries
Lecture 3: Asymptotic freedom and the renormalization group equations
Lectures 4 and 5: QCD in electron-positron annihilation, infrared divergences, Sterman-Weinberg jets
Lectures 6 and 7: Deep-inelastic scattering, the QCD parton model, Parton distributions, DGLAP evolution
Lectures 8 and 9: Perturbative QCD in hadron-hadron collisions
Lectures 10: Parton showers and Monte Carlo event generators
Lectures 11 and 12: Jet reconstruction and jet substructure
Lecture 13 and 14: Determination of the Parton Distribution Functions of the proton
Universita di Milano, 2008-2011
- Computational Methods in Physics, Neural Networks module, Physics Degree, University of Milano, Academic year 2010-2011
- Computational Methods in Physics, Neural Networks module, Physics Degree, University of Milano, Academic year 2009-2010
The above links contain the material of these course, including lecture slides and the reports of the students' projects. These projects cover various topics such as using Artificial Neural Networks to play Go or to recognize star constellations.
Universitat de Barcelona, 2002-2006
- Teaching assistant of Mathematical Analysis
- Teaching assistant of Quantum Mechanics