The electroweak theory

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After a short essay on the current state of particle physics, the author reviews the antecedents of the modern picture of the weak and electromagnetic interactions and then undertakes a brief survey of the SU(2){sub L} {circle_times} U(1){sub Y} electroweak theory. The authors reviews the features of electroweak phenomenology at tree level and beyond, presents an introduction to the Higgs boson and the 1-TeV scale, and examines arguments for enlarging the electroweak theory. The author concludes with a brief look at low-scale gravity.

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Quigg, Chris August 10, 2001.

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After a short essay on the current state of particle physics, the author reviews the antecedents of the modern picture of the weak and electromagnetic interactions and then undertakes a brief survey of the SU(2){sub L} {circle_times} U(1){sub Y} electroweak theory. The authors reviews the features of electroweak phenomenology at tree level and beyond, presents an introduction to the Higgs boson and the 1-TeV scale, and examines arguments for enlarging the electroweak theory. The author concludes with a brief look at low-scale gravity.

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  • TASI 2000, Boulder, CO (US), 06/2000

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-Conf-01/001-T
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 784268
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc722418

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Quigg, Chris. The electroweak theory, article, August 10, 2001; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc722418/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.