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By Richard Clinton Fernow

A concise, balanced evaluation of crucial themes in experimental particle physics of the earlier 40 years is gifted during this finished learn. starting with a assessment of particle physics and electromagnetic and nuclear interactions, the booklet keeps with a dialogue of 3 approximately common points of particle physics experiments: beams, goals and speedy electrons. the second one a part of the textual content info the homes of varied varieties of particle detectors, equivalent to scintillation and Cerenkov counters, proportional and waft chambers, sampling calorimeters, and exact detectors. The final bankruptcy demonstrates how a few of the points of the former chapters could be built-in in an experimental process. there are various references to the learn literature, as well as examples and conceivable difficulties.

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3. 1. Ingredients of the B —> TTK Analysis In contrast to the B —> irw modes, which originate from b —> d processes, we have to deal with b —• s transitions in the case of the B —> wK system. Consequently, these decay classes differ in their CKM structure and exhibit a very different dynamics. In particular, the B —> nK decays are dominated by QCD penguins. Concerning the EW penguins, the B —• ITK decays can be divided as follows: • B°d -> ir~K+, B+ -> n+K° (and CP conjugates): EW penguins are colour-suppressed and expected to play a tiny role; • B+ -> n°K+, B°d -> TT°K° (and CP conjugates): EW penguins are colour-allowed and have therefore a significant impact.

75 exp. 6 Figure 10. 8 Kn The situation in the RB-Rc plane, as discussed in the text. e. keep q and (f> as free parameters. Following these lines, the successful picture described above would not be disturbed, and we obtain full agreement between the theoretical values of Rn T^K*- and Bd —» ir°Ks decays, 30 which should provide useful tests of this scenario in the future.

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