PHY568 Flavour Physics

General Information


Andreas Crivellin
Rafael Silva Coutinho

Matthias König
Andrea Mauri

Module Code:

PHY568,  402-0723-00L

This course in FS2019 will cover both theoretical and experimental aspects of flavour physics in the quark and lepton sectors. It addresses Master and PhD students and consists of lectures and exercises.


Tuesday from 15:00 till 16:45 in room Y36 J33 at UZH Campus Irchel.

Wednesday from 10:15 till 12:00 in room Y36 J33 at UZH Campus Irchel.

If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact one of us:

Name Room Telephone Email
Andreas Crivellin

Rafael Silva Coutinho Y36 J22 044 635 5760

Matthias König Y36 J42 044 635 6774

Andrea Mauri Y36 J24 044 635 5920

Oral Exam: 10th, July

Time: 10:15 (30 min for each student)

Room: Y36 J33



Date Topic Lecturer
Feb 19 Standard Model Crivellin
Feb 20 CKM matrix


Feb 26 Basics of Loop integrals Crivellin
Mar 05



Mar 12

History of (experimental) Flavour Physics (PDF, 32431 KB)

Silva Coutinho
Mar 13 Measurements of the UT (PDF, 52882 KB)

Silva Coutinho

Mar 20 EFT (II) König
Mar 26 UT Angles and CP Violation (PDF, 62445 KB) Silva Coutinho
Apr 2


Apr 10



Apr 16 Special invited Talk - RK LHCb results
Room 36 K 08
Paula Alvarez
Apr 30 CKM Gamma phase and Amplitude analyses (PDF, 59560 KB) 

Silva Coutinho

May 7 BSM Crivellin
May 14 Experiments on Neutrino Physics (Invited talk) (PDF, 25975 KB)

A. Buonaura 

May 21 Rare B Decays (PDF, 46331 KB)

Silva Coutinho

May 22

Experimental Aspects on BSM Searches (PDF, 71764 KB)

Silva Coutinho


Discussion Session Topic Tutor

Feb 27

Lorentz Invariant Phase Space


Mar 6 B_s mixing König
Mar 19 Hands-On Exercises (I) Mauri
Mar 27 Hands-On Exercises (IIa) Mauri
Apr 3 Renormalization Group Evolution König
Apr 9 Hands-On Exercises (IIb) Mauri
Apr 17 Semileptonic B decays


May 8 Hands-On Exercise (III) Mauri
May 15 Revision/Q&A


Exercise Sheets Hand out Discuss

Sheet #01 (PDF, 171 KB)Solution (PDF, 229 KB)

Feb 20 Feb 27
Sheet #02 (PDF, 148 KB)Solution incl. Mathematica code (PDF, 249 KB)  Feb 28 Mar 6
Sheet #03 (PDF, 178 KB), Solution (PDF, 240 KB), Mathematica file for Ex. 2 (NB, 45 KB) Mar 28

Apr 3

Hands-on I (PDF, 146 KB)    

Hands-on II (PDF, 665 KB)

Sheet #04 (PDF, 173 KB), Solution (PDF, 300 KB) Apr 11 Apr 17