Symmetries: SU(2) isospin, SU(3) color, SU(3) isospin x strangeness
Quarks: Mesons, baryons, magnetic moments, heavy quarks
Antiparticles: Klein-Gordon equation, perturbation theory, Feynman approach
Electrodynamics of spinless particles: Cross sections, decay rates, invariants
Dirac equation: Review of Dirac algebra in covariant form
Electrodynamics of spin-1/2 particles: Electron-electron, electron-muon,electron-positron collisions, helicity conservation, propagators,parton model kinematics, Feynman rules for QED
Renormalization: brief discussion
Hadron structure: Partons, Bjorken scaling in deep inelastic scattering, structure functions of quarks and gluons
Electron-positron annihilation and quantum chromodynamics: Fragmentation, three jet events, perturbative QCD
Weak Interactions: Parity violation, beta decay, muon and pion decays, neutrino scattering, neutral currents, weak mixing angles, CKM matrix
Electroweak Interaction: Electron-positron annihilation at the Z Mass, electroweak interference
Gauge Invariance: Abelian and non-Abelian, massive bosons, broken gauge symmetry, spontaneously broken symmetry, Higgs mechanism
Standard Model: The Lagrangian: Higgs Field, renormalizability, unification with QCD? higher symmetries?
All information is representative only, and is likely to change from year to year.