Introduction to Collider Physics
by Maxim Perelstein
Publisher: arXiv 2010
Number of pages: 47
These lecture notes introduce students to some of the basic ideas and tools required for theoretical analysis of collider data. Several examples of Standard Model processes at electron-positron and hadron colliders are considered to illustrate these ideas. In addition, a general strategy for formulating searches for physics beyond the Standard Model is outlined.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by David E. Morrissey, Tilman Plehn, Tim M.P. Tait - arXiv
With the LHC up, the focus of high energy physics will soon turn to an interpretation of LHC data in terms of the physics of electroweak symmetry breaking and the TeV scale. We present here models for new TeV-scale physics and their LHC signatures.
by Peter Westwick - American Institute of Physics
As he built machines to study subatomic particles, Ernest Lawrence created modern Big Science. After helping make the first atomic bombs, he became a leader of Cold War science. His biography is illustrated with pictures, explanations and a song.
by J.M. Campbell, J.W. Huston, W.J. Stirling - arXiv
The authors develop the perturbative framework for the calculation of hard scattering processes. The text provides both a rigorous development of the formalism of hard scattering of quarks and gluons and an intuitive understanding of the physics.
by Hendrik van Hees - Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitaet
The aim of these lectures is to provide a self-contained presentation of the general foundations of relativistic transport theory with the aim to provide the theoretical tools for the application of such methods to relativistic heavy-ion collisions.