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FSI3310 Theoretical Astroparticle Physics 7.5 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus FSI3310 (Spring 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Detection of cosmic gamma rays and cosmic neutrinos, cosmic production of neutrinos, cosmic rays, dark matter, Big Bang cosmology, baryogenesis, neutrino mixing, nucleo synthesis, black holes.

Intended learning outcomes

After completed course, the PhD student should be able to:

  • have insights in the new area of research in the intersection between astronomy, cosmology and modern particle physics.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Quantum mechanics. Theory of relativity.

Recommended prerequisites

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  • L. Bergström and A. Goobar, Cosmology And Particle Astrophysics, Springer (2006)
  • C. Grupen, Astroparticle Physics, Springer (2005)

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • TEN1 - Exam, 7.5 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

Hand in assignments and/or an oral exam.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Profile picture Mattias Blennow

Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web FSI3310

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Main field of study

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Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at SCI/Physics