Denna webbshop är stängd för köp.
Klicka här för mer information

Elementary Particle Physics in a Nutshell
  • Bandtyp: Inbunden
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Utgiven: 201110
  • Antal sidor: 303
  • Vikt i gram: 771
  • ISBN10:0691131163
  • ISBN13:9780691131160

Elementary Particle Physics in a Nutshell

(Inbunden)
Beskrivning:

An introduction to high-energy physics that prepares students to understand the experimental frontier

The new experiments underway at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Switzerland may significantly change our understanding of elementary particle physics and, indeed, the universe. This textbook provides a cutting-edge introduction to the field, preparing first-year graduate students and advanced undergraduates to understand and work in LHC physics at the dawn of what promises to be an era of experimental and theoretical breakthroughs.

Christopher Tully, an active participant in the work at the LHC, explains some of the most recent experiments in the field. But this book, which emerged from a course at Princeton University, also provides a comprehensive understanding of the subject. It explains every elementary particle physics process--whether it concerns nonaccelerator experiments, particle astrophysics, or the description of the early universe--as a gauge interaction coupled to the known building blocks of matter. Designed for a one-semester course that is complementary to a course in quantum field theory, the book gives special attention to high-energy collider physics, and includes a detailed discussion of the state of the search for the Higgs boson.

  • Introduces elementary particle processes relevant to astrophysics, collider physics, and the physics of the early universe
  • Covers experimental methods, detectors, and measurements
  • Features a detailed discussion of the Higgs boson search
  • Includes many challenging exercises
Professors: A supplementary Instructor's Manual which provides solutions for Chapters 1-3 of the textbook, is available as a PDF. It is restricted to teachers using the text in courses. To obtain a copy, please email your request to: Ingrid_Gnerlich at press.princeton.edu.

Kundrecensioner och bloggar

Sök fler böcker:

Kunder som köpt denna bok har
även köpt:
Skotten i Köpenhamn :  ett reportage om
Uppgång och fall
Uppgång och fall
av Strömquist, Liv
Den allvarsamma leken
Den allvarsamma leken
av Söderberg, Hjalmar
Miniatyrmakaren
Miniatyrmakaren
av Burton, Jessie
Min mors självbiografi
Min mors självbiografi
av Kincaid, Jamaica