02447cam a2200277 a 45000010009000000050017000090080041000260100017000670200038000840200035001220350024001570400050001810500026002310820016002571000018002732450053002912600041003443000034003854900062004195000031004815040064005125050255005765201238008316500037020698300063021061593798820120405152922.0091009s2010 flua b 001 0 eng a 2009040058 a9781420079067 (hbk. : alk. paper) a1420079069 (hbk. : alk. paper) a(OCoLC)ocn456420764 aDLCcDLCdYDXdCDXdYDXCPdBWXdCUSdUBYdDLC00aQC794.6.S75bL36 201000a539.7/22221 aLangacker, P.14aThe standard model and beyond /cPaul Langacker. aBoca Raton, FL :bCRC Press,cc2010. axii, 663 p. :bill. ;c25 cm.1 aSeries in high energy physics, cosmology, and gravitation a"A Taylor & Francis book." aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 577-630) and index.0 aNotation and conventions -- Review of perturbative field theory -- Lie groups, lie algebras, and symmetries -- Gauge theories -- The strong interactions and QCD -- The weak interactions -- The standard electroweak theory -- Beyond the standard model. a"The Standard Model and Beyond presents an advanced introduction to the physics and formalism of the standard model and other non-abelian gauge theories. It provides a solid background for understanding supersymmetry, string theory, extra dimensions, dynamical symmetry breaking, and cosmology. The book first reviews calculational techniques in field theory and the status of quantum electrodynamics. It then focuses on global and local symmetries and the construction of non-abelian gauge theories, before explaining the structure and tests of quantum chromodynamics. The book also describes the electroweak interactions and theory, including neutrino masses. The final chapter discusses the motivations for extending the standard model and examines supersymmetry, extended gauge groups, and grand unification. Thoroughly covering gauge field theories, symmetries, and topics beyond the standard model, this text equips readers with the tools to understand the structure and phenomenological consequences of the standard model, to construct extensions, and to perform calculations at tree level. It establishes the necessary background for readers to carry out more advanced research in particle physics."--Publisher's description. 0aStandard model (Nuclear physics) 0aSeries in high energy physics, cosmology, and gravitation.