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Title HEP-MAD '01 : proceedings of the first Madagascar International Conference on High-Energy Physics, Antananarivo, Madagascar, 27 September-5 October, 2001 / edited by Stephan Narison
Published Singapore ; River Edge, N.J. : World Scientific, [2002]
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Contents pt. 1. Introductory talk. Introductory talk by chairman of the HEP-MAD'01 Conference / S. Narison -- pt. 2. Pre-conference talks. Solid states and applied mathematics. Growth simulation of iron films on copper / A. Rakotomahevitra -- Nuclear physics and environment. Thermoluminescence external personnel monitoring of workers in diagnostic radiology in Madagascar / Raoelina Andriambololona -- Environmental ionising radiation study: "Assessment of the public exposure to the environmental gamma and X rays, and to radon in Antananarivo City" / S. Ravelomanantsoa -- Impacts and limits of the use of isotope techniques in the determination of the origin of groundwater salinity in the southern crystalline basement of Madagascar / J. Rajaobelison -- Air quality in terms of particulate matter (PMIO) and element components in Antananarivo City / L. Randriamanivo -- pt. 3. Astroparticles. Prospects in astroparticle physics / J. Ellis -- Dark matter detection: experimental results and future prospects / A. Jacholowska -- pt. 4. Electroweak interactions. Higgs searches at L3 / D. Teyssier -- Searches for standard model Higgs boson at LEP / P. Gay -- Searches for non-standard model Higgs bosons at LEP / M. Kupper -- Higgs searches at the LHC / C. Buttar -- MSSM searches at LEP2 / T. Alderweireld -- Electroweak tests at LEP / R. Ströehmer -- Duality in N = 1 supersymmetric gauge theories and recent developments / E. Perazzi -- Probing high-energy physics with high-precision QED measurements / S. Narison -- pt. 5. Heavy flavours, CP violation. Measurements of the forward-backward asymmetry of bottom quarks around the Z[symbol] peak with the DELPHI detector at LEP / M. Bračko -- Review of heavy flavour measurement at LEP I / A. Tricomi -- D[symbol] mixing at Babar / S. Emery -- Hadronic form factors from QCD sum rules / M. Nielsen -- Charmonium-pion cross section in the QCD sum rules approach / F. Navarra -- CP violation in the B-meson system at Belle / S. Schrenk -- Babar results on CP violation in the B[symbol] system / F. Anulli -- New measurement of direct CP violation by the NA48 experiment at CERN / M. Pepe -- Status of the B[symbol] mixing from QCD spectral sum rules / S. Narison -- pt. 6. (Non) perturbative QCD. Latest QCD results at LEP / S. Bravo -- Particle correlations at LEP / T. Kress -- Selected results on the transition from short to long distance physics at HERA / J. Gayler -- Theoretical approaches to HERA physics / C. Merino -- Investigation of pomeron- and odderon induced photoproduction of mesons decaying to purely photonic final states at HERA / J. Stiewe -- Odderon physics / H. Dosch -- Monopoles and chaos / H. Markum -- Progress in understanding confinement / A. Di Giacomo -- pt. 7. Closing talk. Closing talk by the chairman of the HEP-MAD'01 Conference / S. Narison
Summary This volume contains the proceedings of the First Madagascar International Conference on High-Energy Physics, held in 2001. It presents material that includes introductory reviews of astrophysics, the status of electroweak theories, Higgs searches, and precision tests of the standard model. Results on CP violation from CERN's NA48 experiment are discussed, along with results from the Babar and Belle experiments at the B factories at SLAC in the US and KEK in Japan. Following that are theoretical talks on heavy quark decays and non-perturbative QCD. There are also discussions on QCD results from CERN's LEP and DESY's HERA colliders. Pre-conference presentations cover applications of the field in the environmental and medical domains
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject CP violation (Nuclear physics) -- Congresses.
Electroweak interactions -- Congresses.
Particles (Nuclear physics) -- Congresses.
Quantum chromodynamics -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Narison, S.
ISBN 128192945X
9781281929457
9789812776983 (electronic bk.)
9812776982 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Proceedings of the first Madagascar International Conference on High-Energy Physics, Antananarivo, Madagascar, 27 September-5 October, 2001