By Donald H. Perkins
This very popular textbook for complicated undergraduates offers a finished advent to trendy particle physics. insurance emphasizes the stability among scan and idea. It areas tension at the phenomenological procedure and uncomplicated theoretical options instead of rigorous mathematical aspect. Donald Perkins additionally info fresh advancements in effortless particle physics, in addition to its connections with cosmology and astrophysics. a couple of key experiments also are pointed out in addition to an outline of ways they've got prompted the sphere. Perkins offers lots of the fabric within the context of the traditional version of quarks and leptons. He additionally absolutely explores the shortcomings of this version and new physics past its compass (such as supersymmetry, neutrino mass and oscillations, GUTs and superstrings). The textual content contains many difficulties and a close and annotated additional examining checklist. the quantity also will offer a superb starting place for graduate examine.