Particle Physics (Manchester Physics) (Paperback)

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An accessible and carefully structured introduction to Particle Physics, including important coverage of the Higgs Boson and recent progress in neutrino physics.

  • Fourth edition of this successful title in the Manchester Physics series
  • Includes information on recent key discoveries including: An account of the discovery of exotic hadrons, byond the simple quark model; Expanded treatments of neutrino physics and CP violation in B-decays; An updated account of 'physics beyond the standard model', including the interaction of particle physics with cosmology
  • Additional problems in all chapters, with solutions to selected problems available on the book's website
  • Advanced material appears in optional starred sections

About the Author

Professor Brian R Martin, Emeritus, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University College London, UKBrian Martin was a full-time member of staff of the Department of Physics & Astronomy at UCL from 1968 to 1995, including a decade from 1994 to 2004 as Head of the Department. He retired in 2005 and now holds the title of Emeritus Professor of Physics. He has extensive experience of teaching undergraduate mathematics classes at all levels and experience of other universities via external examining for first degrees at Imperial College and Royal Holloway College London. He was also the external member of the General Board of the Department of Physics at Cambridge University that reviewed the whole academic programme of that department, including teaching. Dr Graham Shaw, School of Physics & Astronomy, The University of Manchester, UKGraham Shaw (http: // was a full-time member of staff of the School of Physics & Astronomy at Manchester University until September 2009. He continued to teach part-time until September 2012 and currently holds an honorary position in the department. He has extensive experience of teaching undergraduate physics and the associated mathematics and was a member of the school's Teaching Committee and Course Director of the Honours School of Mathematics and Physics for many years.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781118912164
ISBN-10: 1118912160
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: January 17th, 2017
Pages: 480
Language: English
Series: Manchester Physics