Salamfestschrift: A Collection of the Talks from Proceedings of the Conference on Highlights of Particle and Cmp

Salamfestschrift: A Collection of the Talks from Proceedings of the Conference on Highlights of Particle and Cmp

by A. Ali, J. Ellis, D. Amati
     
 

ISBN-10: 9810214219

ISBN-13: 9789810214210

Pub. Date: 01/28/1994

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated

The Salamfest was held to honor Prof Abdus Salam whose scientific contribution to the development and dissemination of physics has deeply influenced the course of scientific advancement. Colleagues, collaborators and former students met together to celebrate his scientific achievements, and discuss the highlights of recent advances in experiment and phenomenology in…  See more details below

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The Salamfest was held to honor Prof Abdus Salam whose scientific contribution to the development and dissemination of physics has deeply influenced the course of scientific advancement. Colleagues, collaborators and former students met together to celebrate his scientific achievements, and discuss the highlights of recent advances in experiment and phenomenology in particle and condensed matter physics.The Contributors are: A Ali, G Altarelli, L Alvarez-Gaumé, D Amati, J Bahcall, A Chamseddine, R Delbourgo, M Duff, J Ellis, J Feltesse, P Frampton, M Green, G 't Hooft, T Kibble, G Mack, Y Ne'eman, L O'Raifeartaigh, J Pati, R Peccei, S Randjbar-Daemi, Riazuddin & Fayyazuddin, D Schramm, H Schröder, D Sciama, E Sezgin, Q Shafi, C Vafa, S Weinberg, P West, B Winstein, E Witten, C N Yang, A Zichichi and B Zumino.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789810214210
Publisher:
World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Series:
World Scientific Series in 20th Century
Pages:
628

Table of Contents

Preface
Opening Address
Unbreaking Symmetries3
Precision Tests of the Standard Model12
Standard Model of Flavour Mixing and CP Violation - Status Report and Perspectives44
Experimental Results on b Quarks82
The Fermilab K Decay Experiments100
Results from the First Year at HERA110
Beyond the Standard Model131
Dynamical Electroweak Breaking: Issues and Challenges151
Testing Extensions of the Standard Model173
The Abdus Salam Dream186
Solar Neutrino Experiments: New Physics?213
Neutrinos in Astrophysics and Cosmology221
The Present Status of the Decaying Neutrino Theory247
Quantum Background Independence in String Theory257
Point-Like Substructure in String Theory276
Dimensional Reduction in Quantum Gravity284
Strings and Singularities297
Superstrings Reconcile Gravity with Quantum Mechanics308
Fullerenes and Carbon 60317
Translations, Integrals and Fourier Transforms in the Quantum Plane327
Unified Models Based on Grassmann Coordinates347
Twenty Years Later: Why I Still Believe in SU(4)-Color368
Towards a 'Standard Model' of Large Scale Structure Formation392
Heavy Quark Spin Symmetry and U(12) and SU(4) Current Algebra422
Aspects of [sigma] Models436
A Review of W Strings451
Aspects of [kappa]-Symmetry478
Conformal Symmetry and Quantum Space Time499
Particle Physics Models, Grand Unification and Gravity in Non-Commutative Geometry523
Chromogravity Explains "Strong Gravity"540
Twenty Years of the Weyl Anomaly552
The Dawning of Gauge Theory577
Genesis of Unified Gauge Theories - Personal Recollections from Imperial592
List of Speakers605
List of Participants609

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