# High Energy, Nuclear, Particle Physics

- Properties, relationships, and interactions of subatomic particles. Exp. & theo. physics of nuclei & elementary particles
 Meta Thread / Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Views: 5,662 Announcement: Follow us on social media and spread the word about PF! Jan16-12 Pinned: Forum Rules Before posting anything, please review the Physics Forums Global Guidelines. If you are seeking help with a... Feb23-13 08:41 AM ZapperZ 1 26,200 Pinned: Higgs particle is 'found' ( 1 2 3 ... Last) God particle is 'found': Scientists at Cern expected to announce on Wednesday Higgs boson particle has been discovered... Jul18-14 12:32 PM ChrisVer 187 63,524 Does anyone have any good technical papers covering the Majorana particle? ... Jun3-13 04:48 PM Mordred 2 750 I have a problem understanding the attached part of the book... Specifically how they derived this result for the... May10-14 01:48 PM andrien 7 750 the wiki article on the higgs mechanism says "at a critical temprature the higgs field becomes tachyonic". Does it? If... May5-13 11:32 AM Pseudo Epsilon 2 751 Hey everyone i'm new here and this is my first thread, although i have great interest in chemistry and physics my... Sep12-14 05:37 PM theguynextdoor 3 751 mijhjjj Sep22-10 01:53 PM chis 1 753 Considering the modelling of a high energy proton beam neutrino experiment. I have questions concerning the scattering... Dec14-13 06:22 PM mfb 1 753 Sorry, brand new here and this may be in the wrong place or very obvious. When matter and antimatter annihilate is the... Jan21-14 12:00 PM ChrisVer 7 753 what is breit wigner distribution function ? it is used in resonance scan means it decides the no of events for any... Apr3-14 07:58 AM Einj 7 753 I find that I cannot find some simple and basic data - when I search, I find recent articles working on advanced extra... Sep27-12 02:22 PM Bill_K 1 754 Can anyone suggest any study material for EXB sector field mass analysers? May17-11 08:27 AM Ranjini 0 755 Hello, people: I've been wondering about the definition of Quantum Fields in Curved Space-times (CS). I know that,... Apr18-13 04:41 PM Ben Niehoff 3 755 I am trying to understand what the author means by the attachment (the underlined phrase). In my understanding if... Jun2-14 03:42 AM ChrisVer 4 755 In my book it says for the ##\pi N ## state: ##|\pi N; \frac{3}{2},\frac{3}{2}\rangle =|\pi ;1,1\rangle | N;... Feb18-13 11:51 AM Gregg 4 756 Hi everybody, I am trying to set up a lab experiment on muon detection and determination of its decay time. I... Aug7-12 10:09 AM Simon Bridge 1 757 why is that particles such as the tau muon have a short lifespan and why is it that particles decay into other... Jan30-13 02:02 PM mfb 3 757 I wanna gain an understanding of Higgs mechanism I know I can't understand it precisely without knowing enough group... Aug19-12 12:48 PM Shyan 0 758 I'm not sure if I can ask this question clearly, but anyway... We have this collection of 17 or so particles. Some... Apr5-14 06:27 AM mfb 9 758 Is there some rumour about experimental measurements of decays into two photos that I have missed? Oct17-10 11:18 AM Meir Achuz 1 759 This is just for fun so dont take it too seriously... So I've read about particle beam weapons and as far as I... Jul3-12 04:28 PM surajt88 2 760 Hi all, Have any one idea about the recent Higgs searches at the LHC ? I mean after finding the SM Higgs , is... Apr28-14 09:07 PM andrien 11 760 Could you stop an incoming nuke with an emp? Would it disable the nuke, or just detonate? Or even hav no effect, what... May1-13 11:15 PM berkeman 3 761 Hello, Well, as the subject line asks.... If the answer to this question is yes, how exactly does one create... Jan17-09 10:20 AM PJ2001 0 762 Hey, I've been reading a bit in the QFT book by Pierre Ramond about loops and i stumbled about some derivations in... Jan27-11 01:35 PM earth2 2 762 I'm pretty new to quantum mechanics, but I find the idea of a higgs field very interesting. I'm not sure if I... Jan15-14 02:42 PM mfb 2 762 I asked this in a thread on string theory, but the answer could well be in the standard model, so here I ask the same... Nov13-10 02:49 PM arivero 0 763 I am reading about group theory in particle physics and I'm slightly confused about the word "representation". ... Mar17-13 01:34 PM JoePhysicsNut 2 763 How can I prove by using the Lagrangian of some gauge theory (GWS say) that the vertex ##f \rightarrow f \gamma ##,... Jun14-13 08:46 PM LayMuon 0 763 Hi all, I'd like to more understand what is the difference between when we draw the differential cross section ... Oct20-13 04:24 AM Safinaz 0 763 Can anyone help me with two questions? 1. How efficient are x-ray monochrometers & why are different crystals... Apr19-11 10:45 AM etchlookat 0 764 Hi all I found these equalities from Gordon Brown (1963). He uses the killing form to measure the length of the... Apr12-12 10:53 AM naima 0 764 Hi, Radioactive materials will decay to datughter products. in the mean process they emit alpha or beta... Jan25-11 05:05 AM rama1001 2 765 So I think, as a rule of thumb that for fission to be possible \frac{Z^2}{A}\geq47 I want to be able to derive this... Nov12-12 07:40 AM mfb 2 765 How do protons and neutrons behave in nucleus? Is they just sit where? Or move some how? or maybe jei form some form... Jun29-09 05:01 AM malawi_glenn 1 766 Not sure if applicable here but I was doing some reading on ITER the fusion reactor. I have read about "Test Blanket... Mar4-13 09:31 PM Astronuc 1 766 what's $5\sigma$ discovery contour? Thanks Oct3-10 01:25 AM Goose 0 767 how to solve this equation using mesh point method? and what is the mesh point? Nov18-10 06:10 AM nuclei 1 767 Hi everyone. I have a very quick question. Can someone tell me how to compute the energy dimensions of an n-point... Feb26-14 05:42 AM andrien 3 767 Current main stream theory is neutrinos must have mass. Recent paper claims its on the order of 5 to 50 eV (I've... Mar24-14 05:38 AM phyzguy 9 767 Can the products of high-energy particle collisions include the creation of electromagnetic/strong/weak/gravitational... Dec20-12 05:15 AM mpv_plate 1 768 In classical physics, charged particles induce electric field ##\vec{E}_c## around them. How do we interpret this... Jan30-14 11:36 PM karlzr 2 768