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CP SYMMETRY

M. S. Sozzi

in Discrete Symmetries and CP Violation: From Experiment to Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199296668
eISBN:
9780191712074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296668.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter discusses CP in general terms and some of its consequences and experimental tests are considered. Topics covered include the discovery of CP violation, proof of CP violation, ... More


CP VIOLATION IN THE K SYSTEM

M. S. Sozzi

in Discrete Symmetries and CP Violation: From Experiment to Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199296668
eISBN:
9780191712074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296668.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter discusses the system of K mesons. Topics covered include neutral kaons, semi-leptonic decays, semi-leptonic charge asymmetries, two-pion decays and direct CP violation, time reversal ... More


THE LINK TO THEORY

M. S. Sozzi

in Discrete Symmetries and CP Violation: From Experiment to Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199296668
eISBN:
9780191712074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296668.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter provides a brief description of the way CP violation is accommodated in the Standard Model (SM) of particle physics. Some SM predictions for CP-violating observables are mentioned, and ... More


CP VIOLATION IN HEAVY MESON SYSTEMS

M. S. Sozzi

in Discrete Symmetries and CP Violation: From Experiment to Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199296668
eISBN:
9780191712074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296668.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter discusses the phenomenology of CP violation in heavy (D and B) flavoured mesons. The situation in the charm sector is briefly reviewed before focusing on the B system, the only system ... More


Effective Theories for Quark Flavour Physics

Luca Silvestrini

in Effective Field Theory in Particle Physics and Cosmology: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 108, July 2017

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198855743
eISBN:
9780191889370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855743.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The purpose of the lectures that appear within this chapter is to provide the reader with an idea of how we can probe new physics with quark flavour observables using effective theory techniques. It ... More


Flavor physics and lattice quantum chromodynamics

Laurent Lellouch

in Modern Perspectives in Lattice QCD: Quantum Field Theory and High Performance Computing: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 93, August 2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691609
eISBN:
9780191731792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691609.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The course begins with an introduction to the Standard Model, viewed as an effective theory. Experimental and theoretical limits on the scales at which New Physics can appear, as well as current ... More


Oscillations and CP violation in meson systems

G. Barr, R. Devenish, R. Walczak, and T. Weidberg

in Particle Physics in the LHC Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198748557
eISBN:
9780191811203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748557.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter covers the diverse physical effects that have been measured in meson systems over the past half-century, including the surprising discovery of CP violation and its subsequent study. ... More


Three-Generation Mixing

Carlo Giunti and Chung W. Kim

in Fundamentals of Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198508717
eISBN:
9780191708862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508717.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses the physics of three-generation mixing and explains in detail the following: diagonalization of the mass matrix, physical parameters in the mixing matrix, parameterization of ... More


Searches for new, massive particles with AMO experiments

David DeMille

in Current Trends in Atomic Physics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198837190
eISBN:
9780191873973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837190.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

These lectures aim to explain how certain types of atomic, molecular, and optical physics experiments can have a substantial impact in modern particle physics. A central pedagogical goal is to ... More


Where’s the Antimatter Gone, Long Time Passing?

Steven E. Vigdor

in Signatures of the Artist: The Vital Imperfections That Make Our Universe Habitable

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198814825
eISBN:
9780191852954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814825.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Chapter 2 describes experiments searching for CP symmetry violations that might account for the matter–antimatter imbalance in our universe. It describes the historical discovery of mesons and ... More


Trinity

Steven E. Vigdor

in Signatures of the Artist: The Vital Imperfections That Make Our Universe Habitable

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198814825
eISBN:
9780191852954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814825.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Chapter 3 explains evidence for three generations of quarks and leptons, as needed to provide natural means for standard model CP violation. It describes the cross-generational mixing of quarks and ... More


Modern Perspectives in Lattice QCD: Quantum Field Theory and High Performance Computing: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 93, August 2009

Laurent Lellouch, Rainer Sommer, Benjamin Svetitsky, Anastassios Vladikas, and Leticia F. Cugliandolo (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691609
eISBN:
9780191731792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691609.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The book is based on the lectures delivered at the XCIII Session of the ´Ecole de Physique des Houches, held in August, 2009. The aim of the event was to familiarize the new generation of Ph.D. ... More


Neutrino oscillations

G. Barr, R. Devenish, R. Walczak, and T. Weidberg

in Particle Physics in the LHC Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198748557
eISBN:
9780191811203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748557.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter presents a derivation of the neutrino oscillation probability and discusses why this gives the correct result despite some dubious assumptions being made. The upper limits on neutrino ... More


Particle Physics in the LHC Era

Giles Barr, Robin Devenish, Roman Walczak, and Tony Weidberg

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198748557
eISBN:
9780191811203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748557.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This book gives a modern introduction to particle physics. The main mathematical tools required for the rest of the book are developed in Chapter 2. A quantitative introduction to accelerator physics ... More


Quantum chromodynamics: A non-Abelian gauge theory

Jean Zinn-Justin

in From Random Walks to Random Matrices

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198787754
eISBN:
9780191829840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787754.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Chapter 13 is devoted to some aspects of quantum chromodynamics (QCD), the part of the Standard Model of particle physics responsible for strong interactions and based on an SU(3) gauge symmetry (the ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Bain

in CPT Invariance and the Spin-Statistics Connection

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198728801
eISBN:
9780191795541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728801.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The Introduction describes the properties of CPT invariance and the spin–statistics connection (SSC) and explains their significance, both to philosophers and to physicists. It then discusses reasons ... More


Thank Heaven for Little Flaws

Steven E. Vigdor

in Signatures of the Artist: The Vital Imperfections That Make Our Universe Habitable

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198814825
eISBN:
9780191852954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814825.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Chapter 1 introduces central themes of the book by dealing with the importance of symmetry principles in physics and of small symmetry violations (or “flaws”) in establishing conditions for life. It ... More


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