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Jul1814 12:32 PM
ChrisVer

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How would one calculate the velocity of a 1MeV neutron??
I tried the following the attached formula for V/C but E...

Aug2714 05:03 PM
mfb

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I am wondering how Muons are manufactured.
Wikipedia says they're the decay products of cosmic rays, and that...

Aug2714 05:00 PM
mfb

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I know how the canal rays are produced. As I looked from wikipedia;
"The process by which anode rays are formed in...

Aug2714 04:55 PM
mfb

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What is difference between beta particle and electron? I mean in spin, mass or other properties.

Aug2714 04:47 PM
mfb

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I am curious as to what would happen if you took something that was as cold as you can get and mixed it with something...

Aug2714 02:54 PM
ChrisVer

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What is nuclear evaporation (e.g. proton or neutron evaporation)? Someone can explain?
Thank you very much,
Matt

Aug2514 03:28 PM
Matt_014

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Hello to everyone,
I got a little bit confused between the coupling constant g_W and the strength parameter...

Aug2514 01:59 PM
Daaavde

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Hi all,
I were wonder how the particles which consisting of four quarks like Z(4430) state ( ##c\bar{c}d\bar{u}## )...

Aug2514 12:35 PM
Safinaz

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In Chapter IV.3 of Quantum Field Theory in a Nutshell] by A. Zee (2nd Edition), there is a section titled "Wisdom of...

Aug2514 03:10 AM
mal4mac

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I want a book on particle physics which contains lots of theoretical calculations.All books recommended in my class...

Aug2414 08:32 PM
nrqed

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Hi
Based on what I know (it might be wrong) properties of nuclei are calculated based on the different (simplified)...

Aug2414 03:04 PM
Bjorken X

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Hi there, I need to draw the Feynman graphs for D→KK meson . I would be appreciate if anyone can help me.
Thank you...

Aug2414 12:39 PM
ChrisVer

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Sorry for my questions, (it does seem like QFT triggers quite a lot of questions :D).
Anyway, on page 103 (it has...

Aug2314 08:32 PM
nrqed

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Can actually muons interact and give a signal while they go through the Hadron Calorimeter of the ATLAS? I think in...

Aug2314 06:42 PM
mfb

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To anyone new to the field of nuclear physics, the units are positively nonplussing. For example, I have just...

Aug2314 07:46 AM
Vanadium 50

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Hello, I am interested in computing the optimal depth of a copper absorber for Sr90 decay electrons.
I want to find...

Aug2314 04:44 AM
Orodruin

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Hey gang,
I'm reworking my way through gauge theory, and I've what may be a silly question.
Promotion of...

Aug2214 12:40 PM
ChrisVer

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Hi,
I have been getting a little confused; the text book (and from what i can see online) are saying that Hadrons...

Aug2114 05:57 PM
ChrisVer

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How W boson decay into electron and anti neutrino?

Aug2114 10:37 AM
smk

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A gauge field W_\mu is known to transform as
W_\mu\to W'_\mu=UW_\mu U^{1} +(\partial_\mu U)U^{1}
under a...

Aug2014 10:31 AM
The_Duck

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The reason why there is far more matter than antimatter in our universe is because we are going forward in time. But...

Aug1914 02:09 PM
berkeman

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Hi, I have a question in Srednicki's QFT textbook.
In p.460 section 75(about Chiral gauge theory), it says
"In...

Aug1914 01:08 PM
mkgsec

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Hello,
Is there a quantum mechanical reason why elements 119+ might not exist? i.e. would the crazy orbitals...

Aug1814 11:42 PM
pierce15

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It is possible to introduce the gauge field in a QFT purely on geometric arguments. For simplicity, consider QED, only...

Aug1814 03:50 PM
The_Duck

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I learned that Pauli principle says two fermions cannot be same place than how we can collide two protons actually its...

Aug1714 06:22 PM
UVCatastrophe

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I am looking at the structure of protons, and in my script, when they define the Parton Distribution Functions of all...

Aug1614 06:06 PM
RGevo

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We know that graviton spin is 2 so other lepton and quarks spin is 1/2 I am confused because If Graviton and a quark...

Aug1614 09:30 AM
mfb

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Looking at the attachment, I see that the scalar potential coming from the Dterm of the Higgs sector is given as...

Aug1614 08:35 AM
Greg Bernhardt

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At the end of spontaneous symmetry breaking I get these mass terms:
...

Aug1514 04:16 PM
Orodruin

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

Aug1414 03:10 PM
DrDanny

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I am confused about the very step from Eq.(14) to Eq.(15) in the paper
http://arxiv.org/pdf/hepph/0308157.pdf
There...

Aug1314 10:17 PM
Greg Bernhardt

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Hi folks,
I am looking a bit at the phenomenon of Sduality (as a bit of an amateur) and looking at the literature...

Aug1314 10:17 PM
Greg Bernhardt

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I read in the textbook which says that, according to the usual definition the absolute value of ##n^\mu T_{\mu\nu}##...

Aug1314 05:09 PM
Orodruin

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Can anyone suggest me a good reference for path integrals (QFT), apart from peskin.

Aug1214 12:23 AM
tom.stoer

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A paper I'm reading says
"Our starting point is the SU(N) generalization of the quantum Heisenberg model:...

Aug1114 08:16 AM
Greg Bernhardt

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So depleted uranium is mostly U238 which can't sustain a chain reaction. If you were to compress depleted uranium to...

Aug1014 11:19 AM
zyxwv99

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The rapidity is defined as:
y = \frac{1}{2} ln(\frac{E+p_z}{Ep_z})
and for a hard event (hard scattering...

Aug914 09:15 AM
mfb

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Do you have any source where I can check for the neutralino (higgsino or chargino/bino like) interaction processes?...

Aug914 07:50 AM
ChrisVer

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