Quarks and Leptons: An introductory Course in Modern Particle Physics

Francis Halzen

ISBN: 9788126516568

416 pages

Exclusively distributed by Star Educational Books Distributors



This self-contained text describes breakthroughs in our understanding of the structure and interactions of elementary particles. It provides students of theoretical or experimental physics with the background material to grasp the significance of these developments.

· A Preview of Particle Physics

· Symmetries and Quarks

· Antiparticles

· Electrodynamics of Spinless Particles

· The Dirac Equation

· Electrodynamics of Spin-1/2 Particles

· Loops, Renormalization, Running Coupling Constants, and All That

· The Structure of Hadrons

· Partons

· Quantum Chromodynamics

· Annihilation and QCD

· Weak Interactions

· Electroweak Interactions

· Gauge Symmetries

· The Weinberg-Salam Model and Beyond