Particle Accelerators, Colliders, and the Story of High Energy Physics: Charming the Cosmic Snake

Particle Accelerators, Colliders, and the Story of High Energy Physics: Charming the Cosmic Snake

by Raghavan Jayakumar

Hardcover(2012)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642220630
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 10/26/2011
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Raghavan Jayakumar is an accelerator scientist who was involved in the Superconducting Supercollider project that was cancelled by the the US congress in 1993.

Table of Contents

The Expanding Universe of Particles.- The spark that broke the atom.- Nature’s own accelerator.- Cracking the Nucleus.- The Spiral Path to Nirvana.- Then it rained particles.- Rings of Earth- The Synchrotron.- The Next Generation – Supersynchrotrons.- Linear Accelerators, the straight story.- The Lotus Posture, Symmetry, Gauge Theories and the Standard Model.- Collision course.- Particle Detector Experiments.- The Snake Charmer- The Large Hadron Collider.- Index.

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