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Modern Elementary Particle Physics : Explaining and Extending the Standard Model (Hardcover) (Gordon

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"Written for students and scientists wanting to learn about the Standard Model of particle physics. Only an introductory course knowledge about quantum theory is needed. This text provides a pedagogical description of the theory, and incorporates the recent Higgs boson and top quark discoveries. With its clear and engaging style, this new edition retains its essential simplicity. Long and detailed calculations are replaced by simple approximate ones. It includes introductions to accelerators, colliders, and detectors. Several main experimental tests of the Standard Model are explained. Descriptions of some well-motivated extensions of the Standard Model prepares the reader for new developments. It emphasizes the concepts of gauge theories and Higgs physics, electroweak unification and symmetry breaking, and how force strengths vary with energy, provides a solid foundation for those working in the field, and for those who simply want to learn about the Standard Model"--
Number of Pages: 226
Genre: Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
Author: Gordon Kane
Language: English
Street Date: March 31, 2017
TCIN: 52392140
UPC: 9781107165083
Item Number (DPCI): 248-45-3063
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