Particle Physics: Basic Concepts

Video Lectures

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Lecture 1
Light and Particles
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Light and Particles
Leonard Susskind gives the first lecture of a three-quarter sequence of courses that will explore the new revolutions in particle physics. In this lecture he explores light, particles and quantum field theory.

Recorded: 
October 12, 2009

 

Lecture 2
Quantum Field Theory
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Quantum Field Theory
Leonard Susskind gives the second lecture of a three-quarter sequence of courses that will explore the new revolutions in particle physics. In this lecture he explores quantum field theory.

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October 12, 2009

Lecture 3
Quantum Fields
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Quantum Fields
Leonard Susskind gives the third lecture of a three-quarter sequence of courses that will explore the new revolutions in particle physics. In this lecture he talks about what a quantum field is and how it is related to particles.

Recorded: October 19, 2009
Lecture 4
Quantum Field Theory II
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Quantum Field Theory II
Leonard Susskind gives the fourth lecture of a three-quarter sequence of courses that will explore the new revolutions in particle physics. In this lecture he continues on the subject of quantum field theory.

Recorded: October 26, 2009

 

Lecture 5
Energy Conservation, Waves and Fermions
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Energy Conservation, Waves and Fermions
Leonard Susskind gives the fifth lecture of a three-quarter sequence of courses that will explore the new revolutions in particle physics. In this lecture he continues on the subject of quantum field theory, more specifically, energy conservation, waves and fermions.

Recorded: November 2, 2009

Lecture 6
The Diary Equation and Higgs Particles
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The Diary Equation and Higgs Particles
Leonard Susskind gives the sixth lecture of a three-quarter sequence of courses that will explore the new revolutions in particle physics. In this lecture he continues on the subject of quantum field theory, including, the diary equation and Higgs Particles.

Recorded: November 9, 2009

Lecture 7
Angular Momentum
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Angular Momentum
Leonard Susskind discusses the theory and mathematics of angular momentum.

Recorded: November 13, 2009

Lecture 8
Particle Spins and Dirac Equation
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Particle Spins and Dirac Equation
Leonard Susskind discusses the theory and mathematics of particle spin and half spin, the Dirac equation, and isotopic spin.

Recorded: 
November 16, 2009

Lecture 9
Equations of Quantum Field Theory
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Equations of Quantum Field Theory
Leonard Susskind discusses the equations of motion of fields containing particles and quantum field theory, and shows how basic processes are coded by a Lagrangian.

Recorded: 
December 1, 2009

Lecture 10
The Diary Equation and Higgs Particles II
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The Diary Equation and Higgs Particles II
Leonard Susskind gives the tenth lecture of a three-quarter sequence of courses that will explore the new revolutions in particle physics. In this lecture he continues on the subject of quantum field theory, including, the diary equation and Higgs Particles.

Recorded: December 3, 2009