1st Edition

Particle Physics

ISBN 9783718600335
Published June 18, 2004 by CRC Press
884 Pages

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Book Description

This book discusses particle physics and relativistic local field theory that is the main theoretical tool for analyzing particle physics. It is helpful for the professional physicist and to the serious graduate student of physics.

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction to Field Theory 1. Mechanics of a Finite System (Review) 2. The Spin-0 Field 3. The Spin-1/2 Field 4. The Spin-1 Field (m≠0) 5. Feynman Diagrams 6. Quantum Electrodynamics 7. Solitons Part IIA: Particle Physics 8. Order-of-magnitude Estimations 9. General Discussion 10. U1 Symmetry and P, C Invariance 11. Isotopic Spin and G Parity 12. SU3 Symmetry 13. Time Reversal 14. CPT Invariance 15. K-K System 16. Vacuum as the Source of Asymmetry Part IIB: Particle Physics: Interactions 17. Quark Confinement 18. Quantum Chromodynamics and Gauge Theories 19. Path Integration 20. Quark Model of Hadrons 21. Weak Interactions 22. Weak and Electromagnetic Gauge Theory 23. Quark-parton Model and High-energy Processes 24. Chiral Symmetry 25. Outlook

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