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Reading List

These are a few texts on neutrino physics which you may find helpful. There is a wide range of levels between the texts and some are more advanced reference texts.

General particle physics texts

  • Particle Physics, B.R.Martin and G.Shaw, Wiley, ISBN0-471-92359-1 (1992). There are three editions available (1992, 2003, 2011), all include material which is referred to in the course.
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics, B.R.Martin, Wiley, ISBN 0-470-02532-8 (2006).
  • Introduction to high energy physics, D.H. Perkins, Addison-Wesley (2nd and 3rd ed.), Cambridge University Press (4th ed.). There are many copies of this book between 2nd and 4th edition in the library. Emphasis on 'historical' physics/methods.
  • The ideas of particle physics :an introduction for scientists (2nd Ed.), G.D. Coughlan and J.E. Dodd, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0521385067(1991)
  • Elements of Nuclear Physics, W.E. Burcham, Longman, ISBN 0-582-46027-1 (1985). There is a more recent book by Burcham and Jobes which may also be useful.
  • Quarks and Leptons: An Introductory Course in Modern Particle Physics, F. Halzen and A.D. Martin, Wiley and Sons, ISBN 0-471-88741-2 (1984). Difficult to get hold of and more advanced than required for our course.

Particle Detectors

-- NigelWatson - 17 Jul 2012

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