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Modern Particle Physics, Hardback Book


Unique in its coverage of all aspects of modern particle physics, this textbook provides a clear connection between the theory and recent experimental results, including the discovery of the Higgs boson at CERN.

It provides a comprehensive and self-contained description of the Standard Model of particle physics suitable for upper-level undergraduate students and graduate students studying experimental particle physics.

Physical theory is introduced in a straightforward manner with full mathematical derivations throughout.

Fully-worked examples enable students to link the mathematical theory to results from modern particle physics experiments.

End-of-chapter exercises, graded by difficulty, provide students with a deeper understanding of the subject.

Online resources available at www.cambridge.org/MPP feature password-protected fully-worked solutions to problems for instructors, numerical solutions and hints to the problems for students and PowerPoint slides and JPEGs of figures from the book.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 570 pages, Worked examples or Exercises; 16 Halftones, unspecified; 131 Line drawings, unspecified
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Particle & high-energy physics
  • ISBN: 9781107034266