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Vol. 2 (2016): The standard theory of particle physics: essays to celebrate CERN's 60th anniversary

Eds.: Luciano Maiani and Luigi Rolandi

Publisher: World Scientific

Copyright: Authors of individual chapters

License: CC BY-NC-4.0

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1142/9878

The book gives a quite complete and up-to-date picture of the Standard Theory with an historical perspective, with a collection of articles written by some of the protagonists of present particle physics. The theoretical developments are described together with the most up-to-date experimental tests, including the discovery of the Higgs Boson and the measurement of its mass as well as the most precise measurements of the top mass, giving the reader a complete description of our present understanding of particle physics.


Published: 2016-01-01

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