Elementary Particles:Building Blocks of Matter by Harald Fritzsch

By Harald Fritzsch

This hugely readable e-book uncovers the mysteries of the physics of trouble-free debris for a huge viewers. From the popular notions of atoms and molecules to the advanced rules of the grand unification of the entire simple forces, this publication permits the lay public to understand the attention-grabbing development blocks of subject that make up our universe.

Beginning with an outline of the quantum nature of atoms and debris, readers are brought to the uncomplicated elements of atomic nuclei: quarks. The booklet is going directly to give some thought to the entire very important rules in particle physics: quantum electrodynamics and quantum chromodynamics, the speculation of sturdy interactions, the gauge theories of the susceptible and electromagnetic interactions, in addition to the matter of mass new release. To finish the ebook, the information of grand unification are defined, and eventually, a few purposes to astrophysics are discussed.

Your consultant to this interesting global is an writer who, including the originator of the assumption of quarks, Murray Gell-Mann, has performed a tremendous function within the improvement of the speculation of quantum chromodynamics and the idea that of grand unification.


  • Electrons and Atomic Nuclei
  • Quantum houses 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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