Particle Physics
An Introduction

Paperback: 978 1 68392 142 4 / $49.95
 
Published: January 2018  

Lib E-Book: 978 1 68392 298 8 / $124.95  
About Library E-Book

Published: January 2018  

E-Book: 978 1 68392 143 1 / $21.95
 
Published: December 2017  

Publisher: Mercury Learning & Information
418 pp., 7" x 9"
Series: Essentials of Physics Series
This book is designed as a brief introduction to the fundamental particles that make up the matter in our universe. Numerous examples, figures, and simple explanations enable general readers and physics students to understand complex concepts related to the universe. Selected topics include atoms, quarks, accelerators, detectors, colliders, string theory, and more.

Table of Contents:
1. A History of Particle Physics.
2. Special Relativity.
3. Quantum Mechanics.
4. Symmetries and Groups.
5. Experimental Particle Physics.
6. Particle Classification.
7. Relativistic Quantum Mechanics.
8. The Dirac Equation.
9. Quantum Electrodynamics.
10. Non-Abelian Gauge Theory and Color.
11. Symmetry Breaking and the Higgs Mechanism.
12. The Standard Model of Particle Physics.
13. Beyond the Standard Model.

Appendices.
Bibliography.
Index.



Share
Related Titles by Subject:
See Science & Mathematics catalog