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Series in High Energy Physics, Cosmology and Gravitation


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This series covers all aspects of theoretical and experimental high energy physics, cosmology, and gravitation and the interface between them. In recent years, the fields of particle physics and astrophysics have become increasingly interdependent. The aim of this series is to provide a library of books to meet the needs of students and researchers in these fields.

If you are interested in writing or editing a book for the series, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact Francesca McGowan, Editor for Physics books, at francesca.mcgowan@tandf.co.uk or +44 (20) 755 19348, or contact one of the Series Editors: Brian Foster at b.foster1@physics.ox.ac.uk or Edward W. Kolb at rocky@rigoletto.fnal.gov. Proposal guidelines can be accessed at http://www.crcpress.com/resources/authors.

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The Standard Model and Beyond, Second Edition

The Standard Model and Beyond, Second Edition

Paul Langacker
July 06, 2017

This new edition of 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,...

An Introduction to Beam Physics

An Introduction to Beam Physics

Martin Berz, Kyoko Makino, Weishi Wan
October 19, 2016

The field of beam physics touches many areas of physics, engineering, and the sciences. In general terms, beams describe ensembles of particles with initial conditions similar enough to be treated together as a group so that the motion is a weakly nonlinear perturbation of a chosen reference...

Neutrino Physics, Second Edition

Neutrino Physics, Second Edition

Kai Zuber
August 03, 2011

When Kai Zuber’s pioneering text on neutrinos was published in 2003, the author correctly predicted that the field would see tremendous growth in the immediate future. In that book, Professor Zuber provided a comprehensive self-contained examination of neutrinos, covering their research history and...

Group Theory for the Standard Model of Particle Physics and Beyond

Group Theory for the Standard Model of Particle Physics and Beyond

Ken J. Barnes
March 10, 2010

Based on the author’s well-established courses, Group Theory for the Standard Model of Particle Physics and Beyond explores the use of symmetries through descriptions of the techniques of Lie groups and Lie algebras. The text develops the models, theoretical framework, and mathematical tools to...

Particle and Astroparticle Physics

Particle and Astroparticle Physics

Utpal Sarkar
December 03, 2007

From superstring theory to models with extra dimensions to dark matter and dark energy, a range of theoretically stimulating ideas have evolved for physics beyond the standard model. These developments have spawned a new area of physics that centers on the interplay between particle physics and...

Joint Evolution of Black Holes and Galaxies

Joint Evolution of Black Holes and Galaxies

M. Colpi, V. Gorini, F. Haardt, U. Moschella
January 27, 2006

Black holes are among the most mysterious objects that the human mind has been capable of imagining. As pure mathematical constructions, they are tools for exploiting the fundamental laws of physics. As astronomical sources, they are part of our cosmic landscape, warping space-time, coupled to the...

Gravitation: From the Hubble Length to the Planck Length

Gravitation: From the Hubble Length to the Planck Length

I. Ciufolini, E. Coccia, V. Gorini, N. Vittorio, R. Peron
October 31, 2004

Although gravity is the dominant force of nature at large distances (from intermediate scales to the Hubble length), it is the weakest of forces in particle physics, though it is believed to become important again at very short scales (the Planck length). The conditions created in particle...

The Mathematical Theory of Cosmic Strings: Cosmic Strings in the Wire Approximation

The Mathematical Theory of Cosmic Strings: Cosmic Strings in the Wire Approximation

M.R. Anderson
November 18, 2002

This book is a comprehensive survey of the current state of knowledge about the dynamics and gravitational properties of cosmic strings treated in the idealized classical approximation as line singularities described by the Nambu-Goto action. The author's purpose is to provide a standard reference...

Geometry and Physics of Branes

Geometry and Physics of Branes

U Bruzzo, V. Gorini, U. Moschella
November 05, 2002

Branes are solitonic configurations of a string theory that are represented by extended objects in a higher-dimensional space-time. They are essential for a comprehension of the non-perturbative aspects of string theory, in particular, in connection with string dualities. From the mathematical...

Modern Cosmology

Modern Cosmology

S Bonometto, V. Gorini, U. Moschella
December 01, 2001

Cosmology is a relatively new science, but cosmological questions are as old as mankind. Turning philosophical and metaphysical problems into problems that physics can treat, and hopefully solve, has been an achievement of the twentieth century. Modern Cosmology brings together contributions from a...

Gravitation and Gauge Symmetries

Gravitation and Gauge Symmetries

M Blagojevic
October 25, 2001

In the course of the development of electromagnetic, weak and strong interactions, the concept of (internal) gauge invariance grew up and established itself as an unavoidable dynamical principle in particle physics. It is less known that the principle of equivalence, and the basic dynamical...

Gravitational Waves

Gravitational Waves

I. Ciufolini, V. Gorini, U. Moschella, P Fre
January 29, 2001

Gravitational waves (GWs) are a hot topic and promise to play a central role in astrophysics, cosmology, and theoretical physics. Technological developments have led us to the brink of their direct observation, which could become a reality in the coming years. The direct observation of GWs will...

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