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Author Fritzsch, Harald, 1943-

Title Elementary particles : building blocks of matter / Harald Fritzsch ; translated by Karin Heusch
Published Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (v, 111 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction. -- Electrons and atomic nuclei. -- Quantum properties of atoms and particles. -- The knives of Democritus. -- Quarks inside atomic nuclei. -- Quantum electrodynamics. -- Quantum chromodynamics. -- Mesons, baryons, and quarks. -- Electroweak interactions. -- Grand unification. -- Conclusion
Summary This highly readable book uncovers the mysteries of the physics ofelementary particles for a broad audience. From the familiar notionsof atoms and molecules to the complex ideas of the grand unificationof all the basic forces, this book allows the interested lay public toappreciate the fascinating building blocks of matter that make up ouruniverse
Notes Includes index
Print version record
Subject Particles (Nuclear physics) -- Popular works.
Quantum chromodynamics -- Popular works.
Quantum electrodynamics -- Popular works.
Genre/Form Popular works.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005044181
ISBN 1281881031
9789812561411 (alk. paper)
9789812564085 (paperback; alk. paper)
9789812569363 (electronic bk.)
9812561412 (alk. paper)
981256408X (paperback; alk. paper)
9812569367 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Elementarteilchen. English