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Schools What is the best for an experimental particle physicist?

  1. Apr 23, 2017 #1
    I'm interested to become an experimental physicist particularly in particle physics. I have the chance to pursue a double degree. what is the best choice that will help me more in my future career.- a double degree in physics and computer science or a double degree in physics and material engineering?
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  3. Apr 25, 2017 #2


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    Computer science is more interesting for analysis software, material engineering is more interesting for detector development. Both is interesting, but both can be done without double degree as well.
    Typically physicists do both at some point, but they can have a focus on one aspect. What do you prefer?
  4. Apr 25, 2017 #3
    I think Material Engineering will be my choice
  5. May 1, 2017 #4
    Physics. Just physics. Extra time should be spent finding and working in a research group.
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