Elementary Particle Physics
by Paolo Franzini
Publisher: University of Rome 2009
Number of pages: 284
Order of Magnitude Calculations; Reaction rates and Cross Section; The Electromagnetic Interaction; Hadrons, R, Color etc; The Weak Interaction; Strangeness; Quark Mixing; Quantum Chromodynamics; Hadron Spectroscopy; High Energy Scattering; The Electro-weak Interaction; Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking, the Higgs Scalar; etc.
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