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Data Structures for Particle Physics Experiments: Evolution or Revolution?

Rene Brun

Data Structures for Particle Physics Experiments: Evolution or Revolution?

Proceedings of the 14th Workshop on the Infn Eloisatron Project, 11-18

by Rene Brun

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Published by World Scientific Pub Co Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Data capture & analysis,
  • Experimental techniques,
  • Particle & high-energy physics,
  • Experiments & Projects,
  • Particle Physics,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPaolo Palazzi (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13167512M
    ISBN 109810206410
    ISBN 109789810206413
    OCLC/WorldCa165482641

    Here are some examples in particle physics: Amend the FORTRAN program listed in Section G.2 and compute 1/α to see how well the result matches the experimentally obtained value of (51). Develop the QED theory for the (primordial) D particle proposed by Dirac in Improve the scalar perturbation calculation in Section 8.   Story 2: It's the late s, and scientists have discovered three types of radioactive decay: alpha, beta, and gamma alpha decay, an unstable atomic nucleus emits an alpha particle.

      In the early s, David J. Gross exposed the hidden structure of the atomic nucleus. He helped to reinvent string theory in the s. In , he shared the Nobel Prize in today he struggles mightily to describe the basic forces of nature at the Planck scale (billions of times smaller than a proton), where, string theorists hope, the equations of gravity and quantum mechanics . Chirality, particle physics, (“V-A”) structure of weak interactions, and ultimately, led to the establishment of the Standard Model of particle physics of Glashow, Salam, Weinberg (~). The probabilities were computed using all currently available data .

    The Particle Adventure. An award winning tour of quarks, neutrinos, the Higgs boson, extra dimensions, dark matter, accelerators and particle detectors from the Particle Data Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.   The Big Bang behind our particles and planets. (a) Simplified schematic diagram of the Big Bang, modified from data made available by the Particle Data Group, Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory (), Contemporary Physics Education Project () and European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).


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Workshop]. 14th INFN Eloisatron Project Workshop: Data Structures for Particle Physics Experiments: Evolution or Revolution "Ettore Majorana" By René Brun, Paul Kunz and Paolo Palazzi Topics: Detectors and Experimental TechniquesAuthor: René Brun, Paul Kunz and Paolo Palazzi. In Ernest Rutherford and Thomas Royds demonstrated that an alpha particle combines with two electrons and forms a helium atom.

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