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xvi, 554 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • 1. Introduction-- 2. Underlying concepts-- 3. Decay rates and cross sections-- 4. The Dirac equation-- 5. Interaction by particle exchange-- 6. Electron-positron annihilation-- 7. Electron-proton elastic scattering-- 8. Deep inelastic scattering-- 9. Symmetries and the quark model-- 10. Quantum chromodynamics-- 11. The weak interaction-- 12. The weak interactions of leptons-- 13. Neutrinos and neutrino oscillations-- 14. CP violation and weak hadronic interactions-- 15. Electroweak unification-- 16. Tests of the Standard Model-- 17. The Higgs boson-- 18. The Standard Model and beyond-- Appendixes-- References-- Further reading-- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107034266 20160612
Unique in its coverage of all aspects of modern particle physics, this textbook provides a clear connection between the theory and recent experimental results, including the discovery of the Higgs boson at CERN. It provides a comprehensive and self-contained description of the Standard Model of particle physics suitable for upper-level undergraduate students and graduate students studying experimental particle physics. Physical theory is introduced in a straightforward manner with full mathematical derivations throughout. Fully-worked examples enable students to link the mathematical theory to results from modern particle physics experiments. End-of-chapter exercises, graded by difficulty, provide students with a deeper understanding of the subject. Online resources available at feature password-protected fully-worked solutions to problems for instructors, numerical solutions and hints to the problems for students and PowerPoint slides and JPEGs of figures from the book.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107034266 20160612
Engineering Library (Terman), eReserve
PHYSICS-152-01, PHYSICS-252-01
xvi, 454 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • 1 Historical Introduction to the Elementary Particles. 2 Elementary Particle Dynamics. 3 Relativistic Kinematics. 4 Symmetries. 5 Bound States. 6 The Feynman Calculus. 7 Quantum Electrodynamics. 8 Electrodynamics and Chromodynamics of Quarks. 9 Weak Interactions. 10 Gauge Theories. 11 Neutrino Oscillations. 12 Afterword: What-s Next? A The Dirac Delta Function. B Decay Rates and Cross Sections. C Pauli and Dirac Matrices. D Feynman Rules (Tree Level).
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783527406012 20160528
In "Introduction to Elementary Particles, Second, Revised Edition", author David Griffiths strikes a balance between quantitative rigor and intuitive understanding, using a lively, informal style. The first chapter provides a detailed historical introduction to the subject, while subsequent chapters offer a quantitative presentation of the Standard Model. A simplified introduction to the Feynman rules, based on a 'toy' model, helps readers learn the calculational techniques without the complications of spin. It is followed by accessible treatments of quantum electrodynamics, the strong and weak interactions, and gauge theories. New chapters address neutrino oscillations and prospects for physics beyond the Standard Model. The book contains a number of worked examples and many end-of-chapter problems.A complete solution manual is available for instructors in this book. It is a revised edition of a well-established text on elementary particle physics with a number of worked examples and many end-of-chapter problems. It helps the student to master the Feynman rules Solution manual available for instructors.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783527406012 20160528
Engineering Library (Terman)