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The standard theory of particle physics : essays to celebrate CERN's 60th anniversary / editors, Luciano Maiani (INFN, Italy & University of Rome, Italy), Luigi Rolandi (CERN, Switzerland & Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Italy).

[Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd, 2016, , ©2016]
xii, 470 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Advanced series on directions in high energy physics ; v. 26. [More in this series]
  • Advanced series on directions in high energy physics, 1793-1339 ; vol. 26
Summary note:
"The book gives a quite complete and up-to-date picture of the Standard Theory with an historical perspective, with a collection of articles written by some of the protagonists of present particle physics. The theoretical developments are described together with the most up-to-date experimental tests, including the discovery of the Higgs Boson and the measurement of its mass as well as the most precise measurements of the top mass, giving the reader a complete description of our present understanding of particle physics"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references.
The evolution of quantum field theory from QED to grand unification / Gerard 't Hooft -- The making of the standard theory / John Iliopoulos -- QCD and DIS / R.K. Ellis -- Electroweak corrections / Riccardo Barbieri -- Lattice QCD / C.T. Sachrajda -- The strong coupling constant / G. Dissertori -- Hadron contribution to vacuum polarisation / M. Davier, A. Hoecker, B. Malaescu and Z. Zhang -- The number of neutrinos and the Z line shape / Alain Blondel -- Asymmetries at the Z pole: the quark and lepton quantum numbers / R. Tenchini -- The W boson mass measurement / Ashutosh V. Kotwal -- Top quark mass / M. Mulders -- Global fits of the electroweak standard theory / M. Baak, J. Haller, K. Moenig -- W/Z production at hadron colliders / M.L. Mangano -- An updated historical profile of the Higgs boson / John Ellis, Mary K. Gaillard, Dimitri V. Nanopoulos -- The Higgs boson search and discovery / Gregorio Bernardi and Jacobo Konigsberg -- Higgs boson properties / A. David and M. Duehrssen -- Flavour physics and implication for new phenomena / Gino Isidori -- Rare decays probing physics beyond the standard theory / Frederic Teubert -- Neutrino masses and flavor oscillations / Y.F. Wang & Z.Z. Xing -- The supersymmetric standard model / Pierre Fayet -- Future direction beyond the standard theory / Alex Pomarol.
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  • 9814733504 (hardcover)
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