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Title: Precision measurement of the weak charge of the proton

Abstract

Large experimental programmes in the fields of nuclear and particle physics search for evidence of physics beyond that explained by current theories. The observation of the Higgs boson completed the set of particles predicted by the standard model, which currently provides the best description of fundamental particles and forces. However, this theory’s limitations include a failure to predict fundamental parameters, such as the mass of the Higgs boson, and the inability to account for dark matter and energy, gravity, and the matter–antimatter asymmetry in the Universe, among other phenomena. Furthermore, these limitations have inspired searches for physics beyond the standard model in the post-Higgs era through the direct production of additional particles at high-energy accelerators, which have so far been unsuccessful.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Univ. of Zagreb, Zagreb (Croatia). et al.
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Newport News, VA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP) (SC-26)
Contributing Org.:
The Jefferson Lab Qweak Collaboration
OSTI Identifier:
1438370
Report Number(s):
JLAB-PHY-17-2571; DOE/OR/23177-4233
Journal ID: ISSN 0028-0836; PII: 96
Grant/Contract Number:
AC05-06OR23177
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nature (London)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Nature (London); Journal Volume: 557; Journal Issue: 7704; Journal ID: ISSN 0028-0836
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS

Citation Formats

Androic, D. Precision measurement of the weak charge of the proton. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0096-0.
Androic, D. Precision measurement of the weak charge of the proton. United States. doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0096-0.
Androic, D. Wed . "Precision measurement of the weak charge of the proton". United States. doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0096-0.
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title = {Precision measurement of the weak charge of the proton},
author = {Androic, D.},
abstractNote = {Large experimental programmes in the fields of nuclear and particle physics search for evidence of physics beyond that explained by current theories. The observation of the Higgs boson completed the set of particles predicted by the standard model, which currently provides the best description of fundamental particles and forces. However, this theory’s limitations include a failure to predict fundamental parameters, such as the mass of the Higgs boson, and the inability to account for dark matter and energy, gravity, and the matter–antimatter asymmetry in the Universe, among other phenomena. Furthermore, these limitations have inspired searches for physics beyond the standard model in the post-Higgs era through the direct production of additional particles at high-energy accelerators, which have so far been unsuccessful.},
doi = {10.1038/s41586-018-0096-0},
journal = {Nature (London)},
number = 7704,
volume = 557,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2018},
month = {Wed May 09 00:00:00 EDT 2018}
}

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