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Gauge Theories in Particle Physics: A Practical Introduction, Fourth Edition
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  • Title: Gauge Theories in Particle Physics: A Practical Introduction, Fourth Edition - 2 Volume Set
  • Author(s) Ian J.R. Aitchison, Anthony J.G. Hey
  • Publisher: CRC Press; 4th edition (December 17, 2012); eBook (Creative Commons Licensed, 2021)
  • License(s): Creative Commons License (CC)
  • Hardcover: 960 pages
  • eBook: PDF and Read Online
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1466513179
  • ISBN-13: 978-1466513174
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Book Description

The fourth edition of this well-established, highly regarded two-volume set continues to provide a fundamental introduction to advanced particle physics while incorporating substantial new experimental results, especially in the areas of CP violation and neutrino oscillations.

It offers an accessible and practical introduction to the three Gauge Theories included in the Standard Model of particle physics: quantum electrodynamics (QED), quantum chromodynamics (QCD), and the Glashow-Salam-Weinberg (GSW) electroweak theory.

About the Authors
  • Ian J.R. Aitchison is Emeritus Professor of Physics at the University of Oxford and a visiting scientist at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.
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