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Feb2313 08:41 AM
ZapperZ

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God particle is 'found': Scientists at Cern expected to announce on Wednesday Higgs boson particle has been discovered...

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tom.stoer

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Hi folks  does anyone know of a proof that particle (quanta) number in QFT is / is not Lorentz invariant? I'd be...

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Mordred

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I know that fermions and bosons can thermodynamics can be calculated via the Fermidirac or Bose_Einstein...

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Mordred

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So I'm trying to show that one choice of representation for the SuSy generators fulfills the SuSy algebra.... (one of...

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andrien

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i've looked online and the closest i've found to a definition is this:
what does this mean? i understand that...

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rwooduk

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Is there something like a "neutrino spectrum"?.
Would it be analog to light spectrum?.
Sorry for the ignorance, just...

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Matterwave

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Hi!
I wish to know how to design a Tokamak of my own.
This Tokamak will of course be very tiny but my intention...

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rogerk8

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This is related to a homework problem but I want to understand it as well. How can a proton break up into a positron...

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metamathphys

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Hi all,
I'd like to know how the chiral symmetry protect the electron mass in the oneloop calculation of the...

Y 10:09 AM
andrien

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Hi Folks,
We use a UV bulb in my workplace which contains deuterium gas. The bulb is safely contained within a...

Apr1514 06:04 PM
teaforone

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Hi folks,
I've been reading about MontonenOlive duality and understand that two different classical theories can...

Apr1514 03:52 PM
metroplex021

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Consider
e+e* > q+q* in the centre of mass frame. Where I am using star for antiparticle.
the quark and anti...

Apr1514 07:11 AM
RGevo

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I'm looking at charmonium and its decays. Given a list of data on the charmonium states I'm asked to say why ψ'' has...

Apr1414 07:20 AM
Einj

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Hi all,
I have a couple questions about radiation from radioactive elements. I've read a lot of articles on the...

Apr1314 10:46 PM
Simon Bridge

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Hi.
This may be a trivial question, but I'm unable to find a definitve answer.
How is the mass on a atomic...

Apr1214 06:01 PM
bcrowell

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Why are exited states of an Isotope metastable? Is it because they have a large spin and therefore the final states...

Apr1214 10:00 AM
mfb

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I came across a worked example question in a particle physics book this morning that had a beam of neutrinos of energy...

Apr1214 03:34 AM
Naz93

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So i have a question regarding a homework question i'm working on which suggest a neutral pion travelling with...

Apr1114 05:55 PM
mfb

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I read this on a website called Physics for Idiots
"If an electron gets near another electron it emits a virtual...

Apr1114 04:06 PM
mfb

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Hi everyone. I have been studying CP violation in kaon systems. I would like to know is someone can explain why, to...

Apr1114 02:16 PM
Einj

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I am trying to derive the conserved charge from the symmetry of the action under Lorentz transformations, but I am...

Apr1114 02:04 PM
samalkhaiat

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I'm learning about particle physics at the moment, and have read that the J=3/2 multiplet contains baryons comprised...

Apr1014 01:50 PM
Naz93

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In SM, people say the ##SU(2)\otimes U(1)## theory unify the EM and weak interaction. I understand that the two...

Apr1014 12:35 PM
clem

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I don't completely understand why an electron positron pair cannot be created from an isolated photon. I understand it...

Apr1014 07:59 AM
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Hi, I'm in the process of revision for upcoming exams, one likely question will give a number of decays (~5) and ask...

Apr1014 06:37 AM
rwooduk

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1) Since Wigner it is well known that for massless particles of spin s the physical states are labelled by helicity h...

Apr914 10:37 PM
strangerep

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How can we determine the ranges of strong interactions and weak interactions?
Can calculations of relevant scattering...

Apr914 09:36 PM
Simon Bridge

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Hi. I was reading Griffiths page 289 and I wasn't sure how the transition from Eq. (8.45) to (8.46) was allowed. What...

Apr914 07:20 PM
spookyfish

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Why is the chiral symmetry breakdown determined for the vector/axial current as:
V =...

Apr914 05:07 PM
The_Duck

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THREAD CHANGE *SPINOR IDENTITY*...although it's connected with SuSy in general, it's more basic...
I am trying to...

Apr814 03:28 PM
andrien

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The Monte Carlo simulation is a very important tool in particle physics specially to tune in the preciseness of the...

Apr814 02:33 AM
RGevo

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I mean Goldstone bosons in the title. Sorry I don't know how to edit the title.
Goldstone's Theorem says that...

Apr714 10:22 PM
karlzr

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I have two related questions to ask relating to statements found in introductory particle physics textbooks.
The...

Apr514 05:15 PM
Bill_K

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Hello, I need some help understanding the possible decays of buttomonium b\bar{b}.
If I consider weak and...

Apr514 10:52 AM
kuecken

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I'm not sure if I can ask this question clearly, but anyway...
We have this collection of 17 or so particles. Some...

Apr514 06:27 AM
mfb

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Hi all,
I've been seeing this again and again, that delayed neutrons are the ones that are allowing thermal nuclear...

Apr414 05:58 PM
mfb

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So I was thinking what are the differences between ionization and radiation energy loss for particles through a...

Apr414 03:03 AM
Lumberjack400

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what is breit wigner distribution function ?
it is used in resonance scan means it decides the no of events for any...

Apr314 07:58 AM
Einj

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In beta decay, is the W boson created by the change of a quark or does it cause the change? Also, I don't fully...

Apr214 05:31 PM
mfb

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I am currently confused... I read that we don't know yet where does the proton spin come from.
But I wonder...
1)...

Apr214 11:46 AM
Vanadium 50

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P.W. Anderson in his essay "more is different" said that:
"no stationary state of a system has an electric dipole...

Apr214 09:41 AM
Bill_K

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