"Lec 7 - New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Standard Model" (March 30, 2009) Leonard Susskind explains the Higgs phenomena by discussing how spontaneous symmetry breaking induces a mass for the photon. This course is a continuation of the Fall quarter on particle physics. The material will focus on the Standard Model of particle physics, especially quantum chromodynamics (the theory of quarks) and the electroweak theory based on the existence of the Higgs boson. We will also explore the inadequacies of the Standard Model and why theorists are led to go beyond it. This course was originally presented in Stanford's Continuing Studies program. Stanford University http://www.stanford.edu/ Continuing Studies at Stanford http://continuingstudies.stanford.edu Stanford University Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford
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Channels: Particle physics
Tags: classical quantum physics science biology engineering thermodynamics math formula higgs field phenomena photon mass boson superconductivity electromagnetic wave frequency prism particle space velocity of light dispersion relation comple
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