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Subatomic Physics (3rd Edition) / Edition 3

Subatomic Physics (3rd Edition) / Edition 3

by Alejandro Garcia, Ernest M HenleyAlejandro Garcia
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This is the third and fully updated edition of the classic textbook on physics at the subatomic level. An up-to-date and lucid introduction to both particle and nuclear physics, the book is suitable for both experimental and theoretical physics students at the senior undergraduate and beginning graduate levels.Topics are introduced with key experiments and their background, encouraging students to think and empowering them with the capability of doing back-of-the-envelope calculations in a diversity of situations. Earlier important experiments and concepts as well as topics of current interest are covered, with extensive use of photographs and figures to convey principal concepts and show experimental data.The coverage includes new material on:Detectors and acceleratorsNucleon elastic form factor dataNeutrinos, their masses and oscillationsChiral theories and effective field theories, and lattice QCDRelativistic heavy ions (RHIC)Nuclear structure far from the region of stabilityParticle astrophysics and cosmology

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ISBN-13: 9789812700568
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/13/2007
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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