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Title: e{sup +}e{sup -} Physics Today and Tomorrow: Four Tutorial Lectures Delivered at the Arctic School of Physics 1980

Abstract

Four tutorial lectures were delivered to provide an introduction to high energy positron-electron annihilation physics, and to serve as a foundation for more advanced lectures. The first lecture discusses three subjects: the parameters of e{sup +}e{sup -} storage rings that are directly relevant to experiments, the physics of e{sup +}e{sup -} one-photon exchange as illustrated by the reaction e{sup +}e{sup -} ..-->.. ..mu..{sup +}..mu..{sup -}, and the naive quark model for the reaction e{sup +}e{sup -} ..-->.. hadrons. The second lecture is devoted to heavy leptons: the status of the tau lepton, and the status of the search for heavier leptons. The third lecture discusses the nonrelativistic quantum mechanics of heavy quark-antiquark systems - the psi/J particle family and the T particle family. As e{sup +}e{sup -} colliding beams machines attain very high energy, E{sub c.m.} greater than or equal to 50 GeV, e{sup +}e{sup -} annihilation will occur through the weak interactions as well as through the electromagnetic interaction; this will allow the study of the weak interactions and the study of any new particle related to, or produced through, the weak interactions. Lecture 4 discusses this physics at an energy corresponding to the mass of the Z{sup 0}more » intermediate boson, and then discusses the physics at yet higher energy. The lecture concludes with a description of the capabilities and limitations of the e{sup +}e{sup -} colliding beams machines needed to attain this very high energy - both storage rings and colliding linear accelerators. (RWR)« less

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, CA (USA)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy (US DOE)
OSTI Identifier:
6755184
Report Number(s):
SLAC-PUB-2615
TRN: 81-001518
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-76SF00515
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; ELECTRON-POSITRON INTERACTIONS; LECTURES; HEAVY LEPTONS; PSI RESONANCES; STORAGE RINGS; UPSILON RESONANCES; ANNIHILATION; GEV RANGE; HADRONS; MUONS MINUS; MUONS PLUS; QUARK MODEL; TAU PARTICLES; ANTILEPTONS; ANTIMATTER; ANTIPARTICLES; BASIC INTERACTIONS; BOSONS; COMPOSITE MODELS; DOCUMENT TYPES; ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERACTIONS; ELEMENTARY PARTICLES; ENERGY RANGE; FERMIONS; INTERACTIONS; LEPTON-LEPTON INTERACTIONS; LEPTONS; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; MESON RESONANCES; MESONS; MUONS; PARTICLE INTERACTIONS; PARTICLE MODELS; POSTULATED PARTICLES; RESONANCE PARTICLES; VECTOR MESONS; Antileptons; Antimatter; Antiparticles; Basic Interactions; Bosons; Composite Models; Document Types; Electromagnetic Interactions; Elementary Particles; Energy Range; Fermions; Hadrons; Heavy Leptons; Interactions; Lepton-lepton Interactions; Leptons; Mathematical Models; Meson Resonances; Mesons; Muons; Particle Interactions; Particle Models; Postulated Particles; Resonance Particles; Vector Mesons

Citation Formats

Perl, M L. e{sup +}e{sup -} Physics Today and Tomorrow: Four Tutorial Lectures Delivered at the Arctic School of Physics 1980. United States: N. p., 1980. Web. doi:10.2172/6755184.
Perl, M L. e{sup +}e{sup -} Physics Today and Tomorrow: Four Tutorial Lectures Delivered at the Arctic School of Physics 1980. United States. doi:10.2172/6755184.
Perl, M L. Mon . "e{sup +}e{sup -} Physics Today and Tomorrow: Four Tutorial Lectures Delivered at the Arctic School of Physics 1980". United States. doi:10.2172/6755184. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/6755184.
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title = {e{sup +}e{sup -} Physics Today and Tomorrow: Four Tutorial Lectures Delivered at the Arctic School of Physics 1980},
author = {Perl, M L},
abstractNote = {Four tutorial lectures were delivered to provide an introduction to high energy positron-electron annihilation physics, and to serve as a foundation for more advanced lectures. The first lecture discusses three subjects: the parameters of e{sup +}e{sup -} storage rings that are directly relevant to experiments, the physics of e{sup +}e{sup -} one-photon exchange as illustrated by the reaction e{sup +}e{sup -} ..-->.. ..mu..{sup +}..mu..{sup -}, and the naive quark model for the reaction e{sup +}e{sup -} ..-->.. hadrons. The second lecture is devoted to heavy leptons: the status of the tau lepton, and the status of the search for heavier leptons. The third lecture discusses the nonrelativistic quantum mechanics of heavy quark-antiquark systems - the psi/J particle family and the T particle family. As e{sup +}e{sup -} colliding beams machines attain very high energy, E{sub c.m.} greater than or equal to 50 GeV, e{sup +}e{sup -} annihilation will occur through the weak interactions as well as through the electromagnetic interaction; this will allow the study of the weak interactions and the study of any new particle related to, or produced through, the weak interactions. Lecture 4 discusses this physics at an energy corresponding to the mass of the Z{sup 0} intermediate boson, and then discusses the physics at yet higher energy. The lecture concludes with a description of the capabilities and limitations of the e{sup +}e{sup -} colliding beams machines needed to attain this very high energy - both storage rings and colliding linear accelerators. (RWR)},
doi = {10.2172/6755184},
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place = {United States},
year = {1980},
month = {9}
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