Techniques and Concepts of High-Energy Physics XII by Harrison B. ProsperTechniques and Concepts of High-Energy Physics XII by Harrison B. Prosper

Techniques and Concepts of High-Energy Physics XII

EditorHarrison B. Prosper, Michael Danilov

Paperback | October 31, 2003

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Title:Techniques and Concepts of High-Energy Physics XIIFormat:PaperbackDimensions:394 pagesPublished:October 31, 2003Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1402015917

ISBN - 13:9781402015915

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Table of Contents

Preface. The Standard Model and the Top Quark; S. Willenbrock. 1. Introduction. 2. The Standard Model. 3. Virtual Top Quark. 4. Top Strong Interactions, 5. Top Weak Interactions. Neutrino Physics; M.C. Gonzalez-Garcia. 1. Lecture 1: Neutrino Masses. 2. Lecture 2: Neutrino Oscillations. 3. Lecture 3: Solar and Atmospheric Neutrinos. The Supersymmetric Universe; J. Ellis. 1. Getting Motivated. 2. Simple Models. 3. Towards Realistic Models. 4. Phenomenology. 5. Lepton Flavour Violation. 6. Concluding Remarks. Weighing the Universe; J. Rich. 1. Introduction. 2. Dark Matter. Cosmology, Inflation and the Physics of Nothing; W.H. Kinney. 1. Introduction. 2. Resurrecting Einstein's Greatest Blunder. 3. The Cosmic Microwave Background. 4. Inflation. 5. Looking for Signs of Quantum Gravity in Inflation. 6. Conclusion. Silicon Detectors; A. Honma. 1. Introduction. 2. Silicon Strip Detector Principles of Operation. 3. Silicon Strip Detector Performance. 4. Radiation Damage to Silicon Devices. 5. Silicon Sensor Fabrication. 6. Construction of Detector Modules. 7. Front-end Electronics. 8. Silicon Detectors in Experiments. 9. Other Types of Silicon Detector. 10. Conclusion. Gaseous Detectors: Then and Now; A. Sharma. 1. Introduction and Historical Overview. 2. Single Wire Proportional Chamber (SWPC). 3.4. Drift and Diffusion of Charges in Gases under the Influence of an Electric Field. 5. Large Volume Tracking. 6. Limitations in Wire Chambers and Future Perspectives. Nuclei at the Borderline of their Existence; Yu.Ts. Oganessian. 1. Introduction. 2.Nuclear Shells and the Stability of Heavy Elements. 3. Reactions of Synthesis. 4. Strategies of Experiments and Experimental Equipment. 5. Experiments Devoted to the Synthesis of Superheavy Nuclei 238U and 242Pu Reaction. 6. Experiments with the 248Cm-target. Synthesis of Element 116. 7. Even-Odd Isotopes. Experiments with 238U and 242Pu. 8. Comparison with Theoretical Predictions. 9. Consequences and Prospects. Index. Participants.