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Z Degrees Physics : Cargese 1990 - Maurice Levy

Z Degrees Physics

Cargese 1990

By: Maurice Levy (Editor), Jean-Louis Basdevant (Editor), Maurice Jacob (Editor), David Speiser (Editor), Jacques Weyers (Editor)

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Published: 31st August 1991
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The 1990 Cargese Summer Institute on ZO-Physics was organized by the Univer- site Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris (M. Levy and J.-L. Basdevant), CERN (M. Jacob), the Universite Catholique de Louvain (D. Speiser and J. Weyers), and the Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (R. Gastmans), which, since 1975, have joined their efforts and worked in common. It was the ninth Summer Institute on High Energy Physics orga- nized jointly at Cargese by these three universities. Because of the start-up of LEP in the summer of 1989, we broke with our tradition of having our Summer Institutes in the odd years. Indeed, it seemed to us that the many new data from LEP had to be presented in detail as soon as possible in order to prepare the young researchers in particle physics better for the experimental results with which they will be confronted in the coming years. The main theme of the school was therefore ZO-physics, with particular emphasis on the way the experiments at LEP are analyzed. We had one lecturer from each LEP experiment: they agreed among each other to present different topics in e+e- physics. Nevertheless, they made sure that all the major topics were discussed and that the results could be critically compared.

LEP Results: Measurement of the Z Line Shape in Hadrons and Leptons and of the Lepton Forward-Backward Asymmetries.- Study of Z0 couplings to quarks at LEP.- QCD Studies at LEP.- Searches at LEP.- Polarization at LEP.- Physics at the SLC.- Physics from Tristan.- W & Z Physics at pp? Colliders.- Theory of the Electroweak Interactions.- Electroweak Radiative Corrections for Z Physics.- QCD and Jets at LEP.- Colour-Coherence Physics at the Z0.- The Physics Program and Accelerator Properties of A B-Meson Factory.- Unstable Particles.- The Particle-Cosmology Connection: Neutrino Counting, Dark Matter and Large-Scale Structure.

ISBN: 9780306439346
ISBN-10: 0306439344
Series: NATO Science Series B
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 528
Published: 31st August 1991
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 2.06
Edition Type: New edition