Elementary Particles:Building Blocks of Matter by Harald Fritzsch

By Harald Fritzsch

This hugely readable e-book uncovers the mysteries of the physics of hassle-free debris for a wide viewers. From the accepted notions of atoms and molecules to the complicated principles of the grand unification of all of the simple forces, this ebook permits the lay public to understand the interesting construction blocks of topic that make up our universe.

Beginning with an outline of the quantum nature of atoms and debris, readers are brought to the hassle-free components of atomic nuclei: quarks. The e-book is going directly to think of all the vital rules in particle physics: quantum electrodynamics and quantum chromodynamics, the idea of sturdy interactions, the gauge theories of the susceptible and electromagnetic interactions, in addition to the matter of mass new release. To finish the booklet, the information of grand unification are defined, and eventually, a few functions to astrophysics are discussed.

Your advisor to this intriguing global is an writer who, including the originator of the assumption of quarks, Murray Gell-Mann, has performed an enormous function within the improvement of the idea of quantum chromodynamics and the concept that of grand unification.


  • Electrons and Atomic Nuclei
  • Quantum homes of Atoms and Particles
  • The Knives of Democritus
  • Quarks within Atomic Nuclei
  • Quantum Electrodynamics
  • Quantum Chromodynamics
  • Mesons, Baryons and Quarks
  • Electroweak Interactions
  • Grand Unification

Readership: General readers with an curiosity in physics.

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