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Techniques and Concepts of High-Energy Physics : NATO Science Series U - Harrison B. Prosper

Techniques and Concepts of High-Energy Physics

NATO Science Series U

By: Harrison B. Prosper (Editor), Michael Danilov (Editor)

Paperback Published: 27th November 2001
ISBN: 9781402001581
Number Of Pages: 411

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The eleventhAdvancedS tudyInstitute(ASI) on Techniquesand Con- ceptsof High Energy Physics marks thetransitionfrom anextraordinary centuryof scienceto one thatwill surely bring wonderswe can scarcely imagine.It also marks a transitionfrom its founder,theinimitableTom Ferbel,to its newdirectors . We are honoredto have beenasked to con- tinue the venerabletraditionthat Tom established. The school is his distinctivecreation , and will always bearhis mark. The 2000 meetingwas held at the Hotel on the Cay in St. Croix. It is an ideal location: sufficientlysecluded to inspire a vigorous but informal intellectualatmosphere,yet closeenough to the main island to afford opportunitiesto mingle with the locals and partakeof their hospitality.Altogether 76 physicistsboth young, and not so young, par- ticipatedfrom 18 count r ies . Forthe first time, this meetingattract ed a substantialnumber of studentsfrom EasternEurope, all of whom were warmly welcomed.The bulk of thefinancialsupportfor themeetingwas providedby the ScientificAffairs Division of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO). The ASI was co-sponsoredby the U .S. Depart- ment of Energy (DOE) , by the Fermi National Ac celeratorLaboratory (Fermilab), by the U.S . NationalS cien ceFoundation(NSF ), the Univer- sity of Rochester , Florida State University (FSU) and the Institutefor Theoreticaland ExperimentalPhysics (ITEP , Moscow). As is the tradition , the scientificprogramwas designedfor advanced graduatestudentsand recentPhD recipientsin experimentalparticle physics. The present volume covers topics that updateand comple- ment those published (by Plenum and Kluw er) for the first ten ASIs. The materi al in this volume shou ld be of interest to a wide audience of physicists.

Preface
The Standard Model: 30 Years of Glory
Bremsstrahlung
Baryon Asymmetry of the Universe
Introduction to Superstring Theory
Neutrino Mass and Oscillations
New Developments in Charged Particle Tracking
Issues in Calorimetry
An Update on the Properties of the Top Quark
Accelerator Physics and Circular Colliders
Workshop on Confidence Limits
Participants
Index
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ISBN: 9781402001581
ISBN-10: 1402001584
Series: NATO Science Series U
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 411
Published: 27th November 2001
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.21
Weight (kg): 0.59