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Crisp??n Ortuzar, Mireia 
High Jet Multiplicity Physics at the LHC 
I10459 
2016 
eBook 

2 
Knolle, Johannes 
Dynamics of a Quantum Spin Liquid 
I10454 
2016 
eBook 

3 
Duffy, Kirsty Elizabeth 
First Measurement of Neutrino and Antineutrino Oscillation at T2K 
I10438 
2017 
eBook 

4 
Knechtli, Francesco 
Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics 
I10410 
2017 
eBook 

5 
Lindgren, Ingvar 
Relativistic ManyBody Theory 
I10407 
2016 
eBook 

6 
Kallosh, Renata 
Theoretical Frontiers in Black Holes and Cosmology 
I10395 
2016 
eBook 

7 
Spannagel, Simon 
CMS Pixel Detector Upgrade and Top Quark Pole Mass Determination 
I10380 
2017 
eBook 

8 
Kieseler, Jan 
TopQuark Pair Production Cross Sections and Calibration of the TopQuark MonteCarlo Mass 
I10364 
2016 
eBook 

9 
Jegerlehner, Friedrich 
The Anomalous Magnetic Moment of the Muon 
I10355 
2017 
eBook 

10 
Shore, Graham 
The c and aTheorems and the Local Renormalisation Group 
I10302 
2017 
eBook 


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Title  High Jet Multiplicity Physics at the LHC 
Author(s)  Crisp??n Ortuzar, Mireia 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2016. 
Description  XXII, 177 p. 95 illus., 62 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This book describes research in two different areas of stateoftheart hadron collider physics, both of which are of central importance in the field of particle physics. The first part of the book focuses on the search for supersymmetric particles called gluinos. The book subsequently presents a set of precision measurements of ???multijet??? collision events, which involve large numbers of newly created particles, and are among the dominant processes at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Now that a Higgs boson has been discovered at the LHC, the existence (or nonexistence) of supersymmetric particles is of the utmost interest and significance, both theoretically and experimentally. In addition, multijet collision events are an important background process for a wide range of analyses, including searches for supersymmetry 
ISBN,Price  9783319434612 
Keyword(s)  1. EBOOK
2. EBOOK  SPRINGER
3. Elementary particles (Physics)
4. Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory
5. Quantum Field Theories, String Theory
6. QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
7. STRING THEORY

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Title  Dynamics of a Quantum Spin Liquid 
Author(s)  Knolle, Johannes 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2016. 
Description  XV, 140 p. 46 illus., 4 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This thesis presents an exact theoretical study of dynamical correlation functions in different phases of a??twodimensional quantum spin liquid. By calculating the dynamical spin structure factor and the Raman scattering cross section, this??thesis shows that there are salient signatures???qualitative and quantitative???of the Majorana fermions and the gauge fluxes emerging as effective degrees of freedom in the exactly solvable Kitaev honeycomb lattice model. The model is a representative of a class of spin liquids with Majorana fermions coupled to Z2 gauge fields. The qualitative features of the response functions should therefore be characteristic for this broad class of topological states 
ISBN,Price  9783319239538 
Keyword(s)  1. EBOOK
2. EBOOK  SPRINGER
3. MAGNETIC MATERIALS
4. MAGNETISM
5. Magnetism, Magnetic Materials
6. Quantum Field Theories, String Theory
7. QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
8. STRING THEORY
9. Strongly Correlated Systems, Superconductivity
10. SUPERCONDUCTIVITY
11. SUPERCONDUCTORS

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Title  First Measurement of Neutrino and Antineutrino Oscillation at T2K 
Author(s)  Duffy, Kirsty Elizabeth 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2017. 
Description  XV, 172 p. 87 illus., 10 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This thesis reports the measurement of muon neutrino and antineutrino disappearance and electron neutrino and antineutrino appearance in a muon neutrino and antineutrino beam using the T2K experiment. It describes a result in neutrino physics that is a pioneering indication of chargeparity (CP) violation in neutrino oscillation; the first to be obtained from a single experiment. Neutrinos are some of the most abundant???but elusive???particles in the universe, and may provide a promising place to look for a potential solution to the puzzle of matter/antimatter imbalance in the observable universe. It has been firmly established that neutrinos can change flavour (or ???oscillate???), as recognised by the 2015 Nobel Prize. The theory of neutrino oscillation allows for neutrinos and antineutrinos to oscillate differently (CP violation), and may provide insights into why our universe is matterdominated. Bayesian statistical methods, including the Markov Chain Monte Carlo fitting technique, are used to simultaneously optimise several hundred systematic parameters describing detector, beam, and neutrino interaction uncertainties as well as the six oscillation parameters 
ISBN,Price  9783319650401 
Keyword(s)  1. COSMOLOGY
2. EBOOK
3. EBOOK  SPRINGER
4. Elementary particles (Physics)
5. Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory
6. Quantum Field Theories, String Theory
7. QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
8. STRING THEORY

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Title  Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics : Practical Essentials 
Author(s)  Knechtli, Francesco;G??nther, Michael;Peardon, Michael 
Publication  Dordrecht, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer Netherlands, 2017. 
Description  XIII, 140 p. 12 illus., 1 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This book provides an overview of the techniques central to lattice quantum chromodynamics, including modern developments. The book has four chapters. The first chapter explains the formulation of quarks and gluons on a Euclidean lattice. The second chapter introduces Monte Carlo methods and details the numerical algorithms to simulate lattice gauge fields. Chapter three explains the mathematical and numerical techniques needed to study quark fields and the computation of quark propagators. The fourth chapter is devoted to the physical observables constructed from lattice fields and explains how to measure them in simulations. The book is aimed at enabling graduate students who are new to the field to carry out explicitly the first steps and prepare them for research in lattice QCD 
ISBN,Price  9789402409994 
Keyword(s)  1. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
2. EBOOK
3. EBOOK  SPRINGER
4. Elementary particles (Physics)
5. Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory
6. MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
7. Quantum Field Theories, String Theory
8. QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
9. STRING THEORY

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Title  Relativistic ManyBody Theory : A New FieldTheoretical Approach 
Author(s)  Lindgren, Ingvar 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2016. 
Description  XVII, 406 p. 151 illus., 5 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This revised second edition of the author???s classic text offers readers a comprehensively updated review of relativistic atomic manybody theory, covering the many developments in the field since the publication of the original title. In particular, a new final section extends the scope to cover the evaluation of QED effects for dynamical processes. The treatment of the book is based upon quantumfield theory, and demonstrates that when the procedure is carried to all orders of perturbation theory, twoparticle systems are fully compatible with the relativistically covariant BetheSalpeter equation. This procedure can be applied to arbitrary openshell systems, in analogy with the standard manybody theory, and it is also applicable to systems with more than two particles. Presently existing theoretical procedures for treating atomic systems are, in several cases, insufficient to explain the accurate experimental data recently obtained, particularly for highly charged ions. The main text is divided into three parts. In Part I, the standard timeindependent and timedependent perturbation procedures are reviewed. This includes a new section at the end of chapter 2 concerning the socalled ???Fockspace procedure??? or ???Coulombonly procedure??? for relativisticQED calculations. This is a procedure on an intermediate level, frequently u sed in recent time by chemists on molecular systems, where a full QED treatment is out of question. Part II describes three methods for QED calculations, a) the standard Smatrix formulation, b) the Twotimes Green???sfunction method, developed by the St Petersburg Atomic Theory group, and c) the Covariantevolution operator (CEO) method, recently developed by the Gothenburg Atomic Theory group. In Part III, the CEO method is combined with electron correlation to arbitrary order to a unified MBPTQED procedure. The new Part IV includes two new chapters dealing with dynamical properties and how QED effects can be evaluated for such processes. This part is much needed as there has been an increasing interest in the study of QED effects for such processes. All methods treated in the book are illustrated with numerical examples, making it a text suitable for advanced students new to the field and a useful reference for established researchers 
ISBN,Price  9783319153865 
Keyword(s)  1. Atomic structure????
2. Atomic/Molecular Structure and Spectra
3. EBOOK
4. EBOOK  SPRINGER
5. Molecular structure??
6. Quantum Field Theories, String Theory
7. QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
8. QUANTUM PHYSICS
9. STRING THEORY

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Title  Theoretical Frontiers in Black Holes and Cosmology : Theoretical Perspective in High Energy Physics 
Author(s)  Kallosh, Renata;Orazi, Emanuele 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2016. 
Description  IX, 252 p. 21 illus., 17 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  These lecture notes are dedicated to the most recent theoretical applications of Black Hole solutions in highenergy physics. The main motivation of this volume is to present the latest black hole backgrounds that are relevant for gauge/gravity correspondence. Leading scientists in the field explain effective techniques for finding singular and cosmological solutions embedded in gauged supergravity, shedding light on underlying properties and symmetries. Starting from a basic level, the mathematical structures underlying black holes and cosmologies are revealed, helping the reader grasp the connection between theoretical approaches and physical observations with insights into possible future developments from both a theoretical and experimental point of view. The topics covered in this volume are based on lectures delivered during the ???Theoretical Frontiers in Black Holes and Cosmology??? school, held in Natal in June 2015 
ISBN,Price  9783319313528 
Keyword(s)  1. Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory
2. EBOOK
3. EBOOK  SPRINGER
4. GRAVITATION
5. Mathematical Methods in Physics
6. MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
7. PHYSICS
8. Quantum Field Theories, String Theory
9. QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
10. STRING THEORY

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Title  CMS Pixel Detector Upgrade and Top Quark Pole Mass Determination 
Author(s)  Spannagel, Simon 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2017. 
Description  XXVII, 274 p. 136 illus., 74 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This thesis addresses two different topics, both vital for implementing modern highenergy physics experiments: detector development and data analysis. Providing a concise introduction to both the standard model of particle physics and the basic principles of semiconductor tracking detectors, it presents the first measurement of the top quark pole mass from the differential crosssection of tt+J events in the dileptonic tt decay channel. The first part focuses on the development and characterization of silicon pixel detectors. To account for the expected increase in luminosity of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the pixel detector of the compact muon solenoid (CMS) experiment is replaced by an upgraded detector with new frontend electronics. It presents comprehensive test beam studies conducted to verify the design and quantify the performance of the new frontend in terms of tracking efficiency and spatial resolution. Furthermore, it proposes a new cluster interpol ation method, which utilizes the third central moment of the cluster charge distribution to improve the position resolution. The second part of the thesis introduces an alternative measurement of the top quark mass from the normalized differential production crosssections of dileptonic top quark pair events with an additional jet. The energy measurement is 8TeV. Using theoretical predictions at nexttoleading order in perturbative Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD), the top quark pole mass is determined using a template fit method 
ISBN,Price  9783319588803 
Keyword(s)  1. EBOOK
2. EBOOK  SPRINGER
3. Measurement Science and Instrumentation
4. Measurement??????
5. Particle acceleration
6. Particle Acceleration and Detection, Beam Physics
7. PHYSICAL MEASUREMENTS
8. Quantum Field Theories, String Theory
9. QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
10. STRING THEORY

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Title  TopQuark Pair Production Cross Sections and Calibration of the TopQuark MonteCarlo Mass : Measurements Performed with the CMS Detector Using LHC Run I ProtonProton Collision Data 
Author(s)  Kieseler, Jan 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2016. 
Description  XIII, 167 p. 52 illus., 31 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This thesis presents the first experimental calibration of the topquark MonteCarlo mass. It also provides the topquark massindependent and most precise topquark pair production crosssection measurement to date. The most precise measurements of the topquark mass obtain the topquark mass parameter (MonteCarlo mass) used in simulations, which are partially based on heuristic models. Its interpretation in terms of mass parameters used in theoretical calculations, e.g. a running or a pole mass, has been a longstanding open problem with farreaching implications beyond particle physics, even affecting conclusions on the stability of the vacuum state of our universe. In this thesis, this problem is solved experimentally in three steps using data obtained with the compact muon solenoid (CMS) detector. The most precise topquark pair production crosssection measurements to date are performed. The MonteCarlo mass is determined and a new method for extracting the topquark mass from theoretical calculations is presented. Lastly, the topquark production crosssections are obtained ??? for the first time ??? without residual dependence on the topquark mass, are interpreted using theoretical calculations to determine the topquark running and pole mass with unprecedented precision, and are fully consistently compared with the simultaneously obtained topquark MonteCarlo mass 
ISBN,Price  9783319400051 
Keyword(s)  1. EBOOK
2. EBOOK  SPRINGER
3. Elementary particles (Physics)
4. Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory
5. Quantum Field Theories, String Theory
6. QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
7. STRING THEORY

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Title  The Anomalous Magnetic Moment of the Muon 
Author(s)  Jegerlehner, Friedrich 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2017. 
Description  XVIII, 693 p. 206 illus., 110 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This research monograph covers extensively the theory of the muon anomalous magnetic moment and provides estimates of the theoretical uncertainties. The muon anomalous magnetic moment is one of the most precisely measured quantities in elementary particle physics and provides one of the most stringent tests of relativistic quantum field theory as a fundamental theoretical framework. It allows for an extremely precise check of the standard model of elementary particles and of its limitations. This book reviews the present state of knowledge of the anomalous magnetic moment a=(g2)/2 of the muon. Recent experiments at the Brookhaven National Laboratory now reach the unbelievable precision of 0.5 parts per million, improving the accuracy of previous g2 experiments at CERN by a factor of 14. In addition, quantum electrodynamics and electroweak and hadronic effects are reviewed. Since nonperturbative hadronic effects play a key role for the precision test, their evaluation is described in detail. Perspectives for future improvements of the theoretical and experimental precision are considered. The new edition features improved theoretical predictions to match upcoming experiments, like the one at Fermilab. Additionally the new more precise basic parameters are presented 
ISBN,Price  9783319635774 
Keyword(s)  1. EBOOK
2. EBOOK  SPRINGER
3. NUCLEAR PHYSICS
4. Particle and Nuclear Physics
5. Quantum Field Theories, String Theory
6. QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
7. STRING THEORY

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Title  The c and aTheorems and the Local Renormalisation Group 
Author(s)  Shore, Graham 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2017. 
Description  VII, 102 p. 5 illus., 3 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  The Zamolodchikov ctheorem has led to important new insights in the understanding of the Renormalisation Group (RG) and the geometry of the space of QFTs. The present primer introduces and reviews the parallel developments of the search for a higherdimensional generalisation of the ctheorem and of the Local RG (LRG). The idea of renormalisation with positiondependent couplings, running under local Weyl scaling, is traced from its early realisations to the elegant modern formalism of the LRG. The key r??le of the associated Weyl consistency conditions in establishing RG flow equations for the coefficients of the trace anomaly in curved spacetime, and their relation to the ctheorem and fourdimensional atheorem, is explained in detail. A number of different derivations of the ctheorem in two dimensions are presented and subsequently generalised to four dimensions. The obstructions to establishing monotonic Cfunctions related to the trace anomaly coefficients in four dimensions are explained. The possibility of deriving an atheorem for the coefficient of the EulerGaussBonnet density is explored, initially by formulating the QFT on maximally symmetric spaces. Then the formulation of the weak atheorem using a dispersion relation for fourpoint functions is presented. Finally, the application of the LRG to the issue of limit cycles in theories with a global symmetry is described, shedding new light on the geometry of the space of couplings in QFT 
ISBN,Price  9783319540009 
Keyword(s)  1. EBOOK
2. EBOOK  SPRINGER
3. Mathematical Methods in Physics
4. MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
5. PHYSICS
6. Quantum Field Theories, String Theory
7. QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
8. STRING THEORY

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