Published Online: 15 OCT 2009
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Encyclopedia of Applied Physics
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Green, D. 2009. Particle Physics. Encyclopedia of Applied Physics. 169–198.
- Published Online: 15 OCT 2009
The field of particle physics is described. Present knowledge is synthesized in the “Standard Model”. Experimental facilities at accelerators and elsewhere are described with an emphasis on the newest collider, the LHC. Future facilities and experiments are discussed at the conclusion.
- dark matter;
- particle physics;
- Higgs particle