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An Introduction to Relativistic Processes and the Standard Model of Electroweak Interactions, by Carlo M. Becchi, Giovanni Ridolfi, (electronic resource)

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An Introduction to Relativistic Processes and the Standard Model of Electroweak Interactions
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An Introduction to Relativistic Processes and the Standard Model of Electroweak Interactions
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by Carlo M. Becchi, Giovanni Ridolfi
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eng
Summary
These lectures are meant to be a reference and handbook for an introductory course in Theoretical Particle Physics, suitable for advanced undergraduates or beginning graduate students. Their purpose is to reconcile theoretical rigour and completeness with a careful analysis of more phenomenological aspects of the physics. They aim at filling the gap between quantum field theory textbooks and purely phenomenological treatments of fundamental interactions. The first part provides an introduction to scattering in relativistic quantum field theory. Thanks to an original approach to relativistic processes, the relevant computational techniques are derived cleanly and simply in the semi-classical approximation. The second part contains a detailed presentation of the gauge theory of electroweak interactions with particular focus to the processes of greatest phenomenological interest. The main novelties of the present second edition are a more complete discussion of relativistic scattering theory and an expansion of the study of the corrections to the semi-classical approximation, including important processes in LHC physics. The extension of the standard model to include neutrino masses and oscillations is also discussed, and updated with new results
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Becchi, Carlo M
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  • QC793-793.5
  • QC174.45-174.52
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non fiction
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  • Ridolfi, Giovanni.
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UNITEXT for Physics,
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  • Physics
  • Quantum theory
  • Physics
  • Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory
  • Quantum Field Theories, String Theory
  • Mathematical Physics
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An Introduction to Relativistic Processes and the Standard Model of Electroweak Interactions, by Carlo M. Becchi, Giovanni Ridolfi, (electronic resource)
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Contents
Introduction -- Relativistic field theory -- Scattering theory -- Feynman -- Spinor fields -- Gauge symmetries -- The standard model -- Spontaneous breaking of the gauge symmetry -- Breaking of accidental symmetries -- Summary -- Applications -- Neutrino masses and mixing -- A. Large-time evolution of the free field -- B. Scattering from an external density -- C. Dirac matrices -- D. Violation of unitarity in the Fermi theory -- References
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unknown
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2nd ed. 2014.
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IX, 198 p. 22 illus.
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electronic
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9783319061306
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rdamedia
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c
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10.1007/978-3-319-06130-6
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online resource.
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remote
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(DE-He213)978-3-319-06130-6
Label
An Introduction to Relativistic Processes and the Standard Model of Electroweak Interactions, by Carlo M. Becchi, Giovanni Ridolfi, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Relativistic field theory -- Scattering theory -- Feynman -- Spinor fields -- Gauge symmetries -- The standard model -- Spontaneous breaking of the gauge symmetry -- Breaking of accidental symmetries -- Summary -- Applications -- Neutrino masses and mixing -- A. Large-time evolution of the free field -- B. Scattering from an external density -- C. Dirac matrices -- D. Violation of unitarity in the Fermi theory -- References
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed. 2014.
Extent
IX, 198 p. 22 illus.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9783319061306
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-06130-6
Other physical details
online resource.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(DE-He213)978-3-319-06130-6

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