Compilation of data on elementary particles

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The most widely used data compilation in the field of elementary particle physics is the Review of Particle Properties. The origin, development and current state of this compilation are described with emphasis on the features which have contributed to its success: active involvement of particle physicists; critical evaluation and review of the data; completeness of coverage; regular distribution of reliable summaries including a pocket edition; heavy involvement of expert consultants; and international collaboration. The current state of the Review and new developments such as providing interactive access to the Review's database are described. Problems and solutions related to maintaining a ... continued below

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Trippe, T.G. September 1, 1984.

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The most widely used data compilation in the field of elementary particle physics is the Review of Particle Properties. The origin, development and current state of this compilation are described with emphasis on the features which have contributed to its success: active involvement of particle physicists; critical evaluation and review of the data; completeness of coverage; regular distribution of reliable summaries including a pocket edition; heavy involvement of expert consultants; and international collaboration. The current state of the Review and new developments such as providing interactive access to the Review's database are described. Problems and solutions related to maintaining a strong and supportive relationship between compilation groups and the researchers who produce and use the data are discussed.

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NTIS, PC A02; 3.

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  • 9. international CODATA conference, Jerusalem, Israel, 24 Jun 1984

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  • Other: TI85001421
  • Report No.: LBL-18338
  • Report No.: CONF-8406139-6
  • Grant Number: AC03-76SF00098
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6434174
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1205221

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Trippe, T.G. Compilation of data on elementary particles, article, September 1, 1984; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1205221/: accessed November 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.