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Author Jayakumar, Raghavan.

Title Particle accelerators, colliders, and the story of high energy physics : charming the cosmic snake / by Raghavan Jayakumar
Published Berlin ; Heidelberg : Springer, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 222 pages) : illustrations
Contents The expanding universe of particles -- The spark that broke the atom -- Nature's own accelerator -- Cracking the nucleus -- The spiral path to nirvana -- Then it rained particles -- Rings of earth: the synchrotron -- The next generation: supersynchrotrons -- Linear accelerators, the straight story -- The lotus posture, symmetry, gauge theories, and the standard model -- Collision course -- Particle detector experiments -- The snake charmer: the Large Hadron Collider
Analysis Physics
Particle acceleration
Science (General)
Computer engineering
Particle Acceleration and Detection, Beam Physics
Electrical Engineering
Particle and Nuclear Physics
Subject Particles (Nuclear physics)
Particle accelerators.
Collisions (Nuclear physics)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783642220647 (electronic bk.)
3642220649 (electronic bk.)