Practical Collider Physics

Andy Buckley, Chris White, Martin White


About Editors

Martin White is an Associate Professor at the University of Adelaide, where he leads a group in particle astrophysics phenomenology, with connections to machine learning and novel data science techniques in Bayesian and frequentist inference. He teaches physics at undergraduate and masters level, and has developed a new interdisciplinary curriculum in data science.

Andy Buckley is a particle physicist in the School of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Glasgow. Most of his work is on experimental studies with the ATLAS experiment, part of the Large Hadron Collider at the CERN lab in Geneva. He also works with theorists on modelling of hadron collisions, and on ways of constraining the prospective models of new physics that they come up with.

Chris White is a reader at the Queen Mary University of London, where he lectures in particle physics theory.

Table of Contents

Part I: Theory and methods for hadron colliders
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Quantum field theory for hadron colliders
Chapter 3: From theory to experiment
Chapter 4: Beyond the Standard Model
Chapter 5: Statistics for collider physics
Part II: Experimental physics at hadron colliders
Chapter 6: Detecting and reconstructing particles at hadron colliders
Chapter 7: Computing and data processing
Chapter 8: Data analysis basics
Chapter 9: Resonance searches
Chapter 10: Semi-invisible particle searches
Chapter 11: High-precision measurements
Chapter 12: Analysis preservation and reinterpretation 
Chapter 13: Outlook
Part III: Appendix
A: Useful relative formulae


Hardback ISBN: 9780750324427

Ebook ISBN: 9780750324441

Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing


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