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- Author: David Griffiths
- Title: Introduction to Elementary Particles
- Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/3527406018/?tag=pfamazon01-20
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The main topics covered in the book include the Standard Model of particle physics, the fundamental particles and their interactions, quantum field theory, and the experimental techniques used in particle physics research.
Yes, the book is written for an undergraduate audience and assumes no prior knowledge of particle physics. However, a basic understanding of quantum mechanics and special relativity would be helpful.
Yes, the book includes mathematical derivations and explanations of key concepts, but it is not overly mathematical and focuses more on conceptual understanding.
Yes, the concepts discussed in the book have many real-world applications, such as in medical imaging, nuclear power, and particle accelerator technology.
While the book is primarily aimed at undergraduate students, it can also serve as a useful reference for graduate-level courses in particle physics due to its clear explanations and comprehensive coverage of the subject.