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Masses of Fundamental Particles : Cargese 1996 - Maurice Levy

Masses of Fundamental Particles

Cargese 1996

By: Maurice Levy (Editor), Jean Liopoulos (Editor), Raymond Gastmans (Editor), Jean-Marc Gerard (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st October 1997
ISBN: 9780306456947
Number Of Pages: 394

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The 1996 Carg~se Summer Institute on Frontiers in Particle Physics was organized by the Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris (M. Levy), the Ecole Nonnale SupCrieure, Paris (J. lliopoulos), the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (R. Gastmans), and the Universite Catholique de Louvain (J.-M. Gerard), which, since 1975, have joined their efforts and worked in common. It was the twelfth Sunnner Institute on High Energy Physics organized jointly at Carg~se by three of these universities. The Standard Model for fundamental interactions is constructed on two essential ingredients: the gauge symmetry and the mass generation mechanism. Now that the gauge theory aspect has been finnly established, the new challenge for the young researchers in elementary particle physics is the understanding of the origin of the masses. The standard Higgs mechanism is believed to be responsible for generating the masses of ALL fundamental particles. Professor D. Treille discussed the prospects for Higgs boson search and described the experimental determinations of the gauge boson masses. The influence of the top quark mass on electroweak processes has been emphasized by Professor J.L. Rosner, while Professor M. Neubert introduced the heavy-quark effective theory which allows you to get rid of heavy-quark masses. The theoretical determinations of the light- quark masses have been critically analyzed by Professor H. Leutwyler. Professor A. Pich presented the various experimental tests on lepton universality and Professor R.L. MBssbauer reviewed our present knowledge on the neutrino masses.

Boson Masses in the Standard Model
Non-Commutative Geometry and the Internal Space of Gauge Theories
Top Quark Mass
Unified Theories of Flavour with U(2) as Horizontal Group
Heavy-Quark Masses
Light-Quark Masses
Weak Matrix Elements on the Lattice: Recent Developments in K-Physics
Lepton Universality
Neutrino Mass
Gallex Neutrino Observations and Its Implications on Solar Neutrino Spectroscopy
Double Beta Decay Research-Present and Future
Neutrino Mass Models with an Abelian Family Symmetry
Dark Matter
Aspects of Dark Matter Direct Detection
Masses Beyond the Standard Model
BPS States in Superstrings with Spontaneously Broken SUSY
Gaugino Condensation, Loop Corrections, and S-Duality Constraint
Sme New Salient Features of Deep-Inelastic Scattering at HERA
Determination of the Gluon Structure Function Using Tagged Charm Events in Deep-Inelastic EP Collisions
The Structure of the Proton Phenomenology
Experimental Physics as LHC pp Collider
Index
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ISBN: 9780306456947
ISBN-10: 030645694X
Series: NATO A S I SERIES SERIES B, PHYSICS
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 394
Published: 31st October 1997
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.67 x 17.78  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.79

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