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Particle & high-energy physics books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Particle & high-energy physics category. Presented with a red border are the Particle & high-energy physics books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Space Charge Physics for Particle Accelerators by Ingo Hofmann Space Charge Physics for Particle Accelerators

Understanding and controlling the physics of space charge effects in linear and circular proton and ion accelerators are essential to their operation, and to future high-intensity facilities. This book presents the status quo of this field from a theoretical perspective,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

The Anomalous Magnetic Moment of the Muon by Friedrich Jegerlehner The Anomalous Magnetic Moment of the Muon

This research monograph covers extensively the theory of the muon anomalous magnetic moment and provides estimates of the theoretical uncertainties. The muon anomalous magnetic moment is one of the most precisely measured quantities in elementary particle physics and provides one...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

A Map of the Invisible Journeys into Particle Physics by Jonathan Butterworth A Map of the Invisible Journeys into Particle Physics

Provides an introduction to our world, and to particle physics. In this book, the author charts the terrain of atoms and quarks, electrons and neutrinos, and the forces that shape the universe. It also offers an inventive visual glossary as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Emission of Radio Waves in Particle Showers Validation of Microscopic Simulations with the SLAC T-510 Experiment and Their Potential in the Future Square Kilometre Array by Anne Zilles Emission of Radio Waves in Particle Showers Validation of Microscopic Simulations with the SLAC T-510 Experiment and Their Potential in the Future Square Kilometre Array

This thesis offers the first laboratory validation of microscopic simulations of radio emission from particle showers, including a detailed description of the simulation study. It presents a potential future avenue for resolving the mass composition of cosmic rays via radio...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/09/2017

Calorimetry Energy Measurement in Particle Physics by Richard (Professor of Physics, Texas Tech University) Wigmans Calorimetry Energy Measurement in Particle Physics
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This is a comprehensive text on a class of instruments used by scientists to study the innermost structure of matter. The author, one of the world's leading experts in this field, describes the principles of operation, the factors determining performance,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

CMS Pixel Detector Upgrade and Top Quark Pole Mass Determination by Simon Spannagel CMS Pixel Detector Upgrade and Top Quark Pole Mass Determination

This thesis addresses two different topics, both vital for implementing modern high-energy physics experiments: detector development and data analysis. Providing a concise introduction to both the standard model of particle physics and the basic principles of semiconductor tracking detectors, it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/08/2017

Introduction to Accelerator Dynamics by Stephen (Brookhaven National Laboratory, New York) Peggs, Todd Satogata Introduction to Accelerator Dynamics
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An introductory text covering the important field of accelerator physics, including collision and beam dynamics, and engineering considerations for particle accelerators.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

The Fundamentals of Particle Physics by Bob Purdy The Fundamentals of Particle Physics


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

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Quarks, Leptons and the Big Bang, Third Edition by Jonathan Allday Quarks, Leptons and the Big Bang, Third Edition

Quarks, Leptons and The Big Bang, Third Edition, is a clear, readable and self-contained introduction to particle physics and related areas of cosmology. It bridges the gap between non-technical popular accounts and textbooks for advanced students. The book concentrates on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Origin of Mass Elementary Particles and Fundamental Symmetries by John (Director of Research Emeritus, Ecole Normale Superieure) Iliopoulos The Origin of Mass Elementary Particles and Fundamental Symmetries
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The Origin of Mass is a guided tour of cosmic evolution, from tiny fractions of a second after the Big Bang to the elementary particles that we study in our accelerators today. The guiding principle of this book is a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Advanced Multipoles for Accelerator Magnets Theoretical Analysis and Their Measurement by Pierre Schnizer Advanced Multipoles for Accelerator Magnets Theoretical Analysis and Their Measurement

This monograph presents research on the transversal beam dynamics of accelerators and evaluates and describes the respective magnetic field homogeneity.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/10/2017

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TCP 2014 Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Trapped Charged Particles and Fundamental Physics, held in Takamatsu, Japan, 1-5, December 2014 by Michiharu Wada TCP 2014 Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Trapped Charged Particles and Fundamental Physics, held in Takamatsu, Japan, 1-5, December 2014

This volume presents the proceedings of the International Conference on Trapped Charged Particles and Fundamental Physics (TCP 14). It presents recent developments in the theoretical and experimental research on trapped charged particles and related fundamental physics and applications. The content...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/07/2017

An Introduction to Gauge Theories by Nicola Cabibbo, Luciano Maiani, Omar Benhar An Introduction to Gauge Theories
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Written by world-leading experts in particle physics, this new book from Luciano Maiani and Omar Benhar, with contributions from the late Nicola Cabibbo, is based on Feynman's path integrals. Key elements of gauge theories are described-Feynman diagrams, gauge-fixing, Faddeev-Popov ghosts-as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2017

Progress in Photon Science Basics and Applications by Kaoru Yamanouchi Progress in Photon Science Basics and Applications

This book features chapters based on lectures presented by world-leading researchers of photon science from Russia and Japan at the first STEPS Symposium on Photon Science held in Tokyo in March 2015. It describes recent progress in the field of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/06/2017

Accelerator Physics by Riccardo (University of Oxford John Adams Institute for Accelerator Science United Kingdom) Bartolini Accelerator Physics

This book offers an overview of accelerator physics from fundamentals to advanced applications ranging from high energy colliders to light sources. It is targeted at accelerator physics students at both undergraduate and graduate levels but also would be of interest...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

Supersymmetry Beyond Minimality from Theory to Experiment by Shaaban (Zewail City of Science and Technology, Giza, Egypt) Khalil, Stefano (University of Southampton, Highfield Cam Moretti Supersymmetry Beyond Minimality from Theory to Experiment
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Supersymmetry (SUSY) is one of the most important ideas ever conceived in particle physics. It is a symmetry that relates known elementary particles of a certain spin to as yet undiscovered particles that differ by half a unit of that...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

Nuclear Particle Correlations and Cluster Physics by Wolf-Udo Schroeder Nuclear Particle Correlations and Cluster Physics


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

Memorial Volume For Stanley Mandelstam by Ling-Lie Chau Memorial Volume For Stanley Mandelstam

Stanley Mandelstam was a very modest and friendly man impressing everyone with his sharp intellect as well as his humanity. This volume contains essays written by many of his friends and students including both detailed reports on his scientific achievements...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

Quarks, Nuclei And Stars: Memorial Volume Dedicated For Gerald E Brown by Jeremy William (Texas A&m Univ, Usa) Holt Quarks, Nuclei And Stars: Memorial Volume Dedicated For Gerald E Brown
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This book covers a wide range of topics in nuclear physics, including nuclear structure, two- and three-body nuclear forces, strangeness nuclear physics, chiral symmetry, hadrons in dense medium, hidden local symmetry, heavy quark symmetry, cosmic neutrinos, nuclear double-beta decay, neutron...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/05/2017

Classical and Quantum Dynamics From Classical Paths to Path Integrals by Walter Dittrich, Martin Reuter Classical and Quantum Dynamics From Classical Paths to Path Integrals
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Graduate students who wish to become familiar with advanced computational strategies in classical and quantum dynamics will find in this book both the fundamentals of a standard course and a detailed treatment of the time-dependent oscillator, Chern-Simons mechanics, the Maslov...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/05/2017

Probability and Statistics for Particle Physics by Carlos Mana Probability and Statistics for Particle Physics

This book comprehensively presents the basic concepts of probability and Bayesian inference with sufficient generality to make them applicable to current problems in scientific research. The first chapter provides the fundamentals of probability theory that are essential for the analysis...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/05/2017

Technology Meets Research - 60 Years Of Cern Technology: Selected Highlights by Thomas Taylor Technology Meets Research - 60 Years Of Cern Technology: Selected Highlights

'Big' science and advanced technology are known to cross-fertilize. This book emphasizes the interplay between particle physics and technology at CERN that has led to breakthroughs in both research and technology over the laboratory's first 60 years. The innovations, often...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/04/2017

Collider Physics Within the Standard Model A Primer by Guido Altarelli Collider Physics Within the Standard Model A Primer

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. With this graduate-level primer, the principles of the standard model of particle physics receive a particular skillful, personal and enduring exposition by one of the great contributors to the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/04/2017

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