Lectures on the Theory of the Weak Interaction
by Michael E. Peskin
Publisher: arXiv.org 2017
Number of pages: 96
The topics discussed are: (1) the experimental basis of the V-A structure of the weak interaction; (2) precision electroweak measurements at the Z resonance; (3) the Goldstone Boson Equivalence Theorem; (4) the Standard Model theory of the Higgs boson; (5) the future program of precision study of the Higgs boson.
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