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The Eightfold Way : Advanced Book Classics - Murray Gell-Mann

The Eightfold Way

Advanced Book Classics

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This monograph presents thirty research papers dealing with the classification of strongly interacting particles and their interaction according to the eightfold way. In each chapter the authors' commentary introduces the reprints.

Editor's Forewordp. vii
Introduction: Remarks on the History of Strong-Interaction Symmetriesp. 1
The Broken Symmetry and the Mass Formula General Commentsp. 7
"The Eightfold Way: A Theory of Strong Interaction Symmetry," California Institute of Technology Synchrotron Laboratory Report CTSL-20 (1961), unpublishedp. 11
"Derivation of Strong Interactions from a Gauge Invariance," Nucl Phys, 26, 222-229 (1961)p. 58
"Note on Unitary Symmetry in Strong Interactions," Prog Theoret Phys (Kyoto), 27, 949-966 (1962)p. 66
The Decimet and the Omega-Minus General Commentsp. 85
"Strange Particle Physics. Strong Interactions," Proc Intern Conf High Energy Phys (CERN, 1962), p. 805p. 87
"Observation of a Hyperon with Strangeness Minus Three," Phys Rev Letters, 12, 204-206 (1964)p. 88
Further Assignments of Supermultiplets General Commentsp. 91
"Eightfold-Way Assignments for Y*[subscript 1] (1660) and Other Baryons," Phys Rev Letters, 10, 192-196 (1963)p. 93
"The Meson [kappa] (725) and the Eightfold Way," "California Institute of Technology Internal Report (1963), unpublishedp. 98
"Baryon-Baryon Interactions and the Eightfold Way," Phys Rev, 131, 2239-2241 (1963)p. 104
[phis]-[omega] Mixing General Commentsp. 107
"Possible Existence of a T = 0 Vector Meson at 1020 MeV," Phys Rev Letters, 9, 472-475 (1962)p. 108
"[phis]-[omega] Mixing," Phys Rev Letters, 11, 48-49 (1963)p. 112
"Experimental Consequences of [phis]-[omega] Mixing," Phys Rev, 133, B1585-B1588 (1964)p. 114
Intensity Rules General Commentsp. 119
"The Octet Model and its Clebsch-Gordan Coefficients," Rev Mod Phys, 35, 916-939 (1963)p. 120
"Verification of the Tenfold Assignment of the Baryon Resonances," Phys Rev Letters, 10, 361-364 (1963)p. 144
"Comparison of a New SU[subscript 3] Prediction with Experiment," Phys Rev Letters, 12, 87-92 (1964)p. 148
Electromagnetic Interactions of the Hadrons General Commentsp. 155
"Electrodynamic Properties of Baryons in the Unitary Symmetry Scheme," Phys Rev Letters, 6, 423-425 (1961)p. 157
"Some Consequences of Unitary Symmetry Model," Phys Letters, 4, 14-16 (1963)p. 160
Triplets and Triality General Commentsp. 163
"A Schematic Model of Baryons and Mesons," Phys Letters, 8, 214-215 (1964)p. 168
The Weak Current of the Hadrons General Commentsp. 171
"The Symmetry Group of Vector and Axial Vector Currents," Phys, 1, 63-75 (1964), preprintp. 172
"Unitary Symmetry and Leptonic Decays," Phys Rev Letters, 10, 531-533 (1963)p. 207
"Conserved and Partially Conserved Currents in the Theory of Weak Interactions," Proc Intern Conf High Energy Phys (Rochester, 1960), pp. 508-513p. 210
"Symmetries of Baryons and Mesons," Phys Rev, 125, 1067-1084 (1962)p. 216
"Current-Generated Algebras," Ann Phys (in press)p. 234
The Nonleptonic Weak Interaction General Commentsp. 253
"Octet Enhancement," California Institute of Technology Report (1964), unpublishedp. 254
"Possible Unitary Symmetry Properties of the Intermediate Bosons and Their Interactions," Phys Letters, 7, 209-210 (1963)p. 276
"Nonleptonic Weak Decays and the Eightfold Way," Phys Rev Letters, 12, 155-156 (1964)p. 278
Broken Symmetry and the Bootstrap Hypothesis General Commentsp. 281
"A Mechanism for the Induction of Symmetries Among the Strong Interactions," Phys Rev, 132, 1888-1890 (1963)p. 283
"Spontaneous Breakdown of Octet Symmetry," Phys Rev, 130, 2132-2134 (1963)p. 286
"Self-Consistent Deviations from Unitary Symmetry," Phys Rev, 132, 1354-1361 (1963)p. 289
"The Fifth Interaction: Origins of the Mass Breaking Asymmetry," Phys Rev, 134, B1355-B1357 (1964)p. 297
The Physical Uniqueness of the Eightfold Way General Commentsp. 301
"The Symmetry Approach to Particle Physics," Proc Intern Conf Nucleon Structure (Stanford, 1963), pp. 172-187p. 302
New Contributionsp. 319
"Particle Theory from S-Matrix to Quarks," Proc Intern Conf on the History of Scientific Ideas (Barcelona, 1987), pp. 473-497p. 321
"Hadron Symmetry, Classification and Compositeness," Proc Intern Conf on the History of Scientific Ideas (Barcelona, 1987), pp. 499-540p. 347
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ISBN: 9780738202990
ISBN-10: 0738202991
Series: Advanced Book Classics
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 388
Published: 20th October 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 20.32  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 1