Introduction to High Energy Physics
by Dan Kabat
Publisher: Lehman College 2011
Number of pages: 235
Contents: The particle zoo; Flavor SU(3) and the eightfold way; Quark properties; Chiral spinors and helicity amplitudes; Spontaneous symmetry breaking; Chiral symmetry breaking; Effective field theory and renormalization; Effective weak interactions: 4-Fermi theory; Intermediate vector bosons; etc.
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