Evolution of Particle Physics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780121861506, 9780323153737

Evolution of Particle Physics

1st Edition

A Volume Dedicated to Eduardo Amaldi in his Sixtieth Birthday

Editors: M Conversi
eBook ISBN: 9780323153737
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1970
Page Count: 368
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Description

Evolution of Particle Physics is concerned with the birth of particle physics and its maturation as a scientific field, with emphasis on advances in both theory and experiment. Topics covered include weak interactions and the breaking of hadron symmetries; the role of complexity in nature; symmetry principles in physics; and isobaric analog resonances in phenomenological nuclear spectroscopy. Adiabatic transformations as well as range and straggling of muons are also discussed. This book is comprised of 24 chapters and begins with a review of some of the most important discoveries in particle physics, along with the tools and techniques that made it possible. The reader is then introduced to symmetry breaking, paying particular attention to hadron symmetries and their connection to weak interactions. The following chapters explore channeling of ultrarelativistic charged particles in crystals; coherent scattering of high-energy hadrons by light nuclei; elementary particle physics and high-energy physics; and the design and use of large electron synchrotrons.
This monograph will be of interest to particle physicists.

Table of Contents


Biographical Note

Presentazione

Foreword

Edoardo Amaldi et le CERN

A Edoardo Amaldi

To Edoardo Amaldi, on His Sixtieth Birthday

Scientific Contributions

Recent Developments in Particle Physics

Weak Interactions and the Breaking of Hadron Symmetries

The Role of Complexity in Nature

Channeling of Ultrarelativistic Charged Particles in Crystals

Experimental Work on Coherent Scattering of High-Energy Hadrons by Light Nuclei

The Determination of the Axial Vector Coupling for Strangeness Non Changing Currents

Old Problems and New Ideas in Elementary Particle Physics

High Energy e+-e- Annihilation Into Hadrons

New Frontiers of High-Energy Physics

The K0-Ҡ0 System in p-p Annihilation at Rest

Symmetry Principles in Physics

The Design And Use of Large Electron Synchrotrons

Breaking of The SU3xSU3 Symmetry in Hadronic Physics

Structure of Matter Investigations by Thermal Neutrons in Rome

Search for New Stable Particles

The Isobaric Analog Resonances in Phenomenological Nuclear Spectroscopy

The Crab Nebula. Ancient History and Recent Discoveries

The KL—KS Mass Difference

Suggestion for a More Precise Measurement of the η+- Phase

An Amateur's View of Particle Physics

Some Questions Concerning Adiabatic Transformations

Range and Straggling of Muons

The Basic SU3 Mixing: ω8⇆ω1

List of Papers by Edoardo Amaldi

Details

No. of pages:
368
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1970
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780323153737

About the Editor

M Conversi

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