An Introduction to Heavy Mesons
by Benjamin Grinstein
Publisher: arXiv 1995
Number of pages: 64
Introductory lectures (delivered at the VI Mexican School of Particles and Fields) on heavy quarks and heavy quark effective field theory. Applications to inclusive semileptonic decays and to interactions with light mesons are covered in detail.
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