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Group Theory for the Standard Model of Particle Physics and by Ken J. Barnes

By Ken J. Barnes

Based at the author’s well-established classes, Group concept for a standard version of Particle Physics and Beyond explores using symmetries via descriptions of the recommendations of Lie teams and Lie algebras. The textual content develops the types, theoretical framework, and mathematical instruments to appreciate those symmetries.

After linking symmetries with conservation legislation, the ebook works throughout the arithmetic of angular momentum and extends operators and capabilities of classical mechanics to quantum mechanics. It then covers the mathematical framework for certain relativity and the interior symmetries of the traditional version of user-friendly particle physics. within the bankruptcy on Noether’s theorem, the writer explains how Lagrangian formalism offers a common framework for the quantum mechanical interpretation of symmetry ideas. He then examines electromagnetic, susceptible, and robust interactions; spontaneous symmetry breaking; the elusive Higgs boson; and supersymmetry. He additionally introduces new recommendations in keeping with extending space–time into dimensions defined by means of anticommuting coordinates.

Designed for graduate and complex undergraduate scholars in physics, this article offers succinct but entire insurance of the gang idea of the symmetries of the traditional version of straight forward particle physics. it is going to aid scholars comprehend present wisdom in regards to the normal version in addition to the physics that very likely lies past the normal model.

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