## Contents:

**Some Basic Concepts: **Introduction;
Antiparticles; Feynman Diagrams; Particle Exchange; Units and Dimensions;
Problems.
**Leptons, Quarks and
Hadrons: **Leptons; Strongly Interacting Particles; Problems.
**Experimental Methods: **Accelerators;
Particle Interactions with Matter; Particle Detectors; Detector Systems
and Experiments; Problems.
**Space-Time Symmetries: **Translational
Invariance; Rotational Invariance; Parity; Charge Conjugation;
Positronium; Time Reversal; Problems.
**Hadrons: Quantum Numbers and
Excited States: **Hadron Quantum Numbers; Isospin; Resonances; Quark
Diagrams and Exotics; Problems.
**Hadrons: Quark States and
Colour: **Charmonium and Bottomium; The Lightest Hadrons; Colour;
Problems.
**QCD, Jets and Gluons: **Quantum
Chromodynamics(QCD); Electron-Positron Annihilation; Elastic
Scattering:the Size of the Proton; Inelastic Electron and Muon Scattering;
Inelastic Neutrino Scattering; Problems.
**Weak Interactions: W and Z
Bosons: **Discovery of the W and Z bosons; Charged Current Interactions:
The Third Generation; Problems.
**Weak Interactions:
Electroweak Unification: **Neutral Currents and the Unified Theory;
Gauge Invariance and the Higgs Boson; Problems.
**Weak Interactions: Charge
Conjugation and Parity: **P-violation, C-violation and CP Conservation;
Neutral Kaons; Problems.
**Beyond the Standard Model:
**Neutrino Masses and Neutrino Mixing; Grand Unification; Supersymmetry;
Dark Matter; Problems.

### Appendices

**A. Relativistic
Kinematics: **The Lorentz Transformation for Energy and Momentum; The
Invariant Mass; Transformation of the Scattering Angle; Problems.
**B. Amplitudes and
Cross-sections : **Rates and Cross-sections; The Total Cross-section;
Differential Cross-section; The Scattering Amplitude; The Breit-Wigner
Formula; Problems.
**C. Gauge Theories: **Electromagnetic
Interactions; Gauge Transformations; Gauge Invariance and the Photon Mass;
The Gauge Principle; Quantum Chromodynamics; Electroweak Interactions;
Problems.
**D. The Isospin Formalism: **Isospin
Operators; Isospin States; Isospin Multiplets; Branching Ratios; Spin
States; Problems.
**E. Tables of Particle
Properties: **Gauge Bosons; Leptons; Quarks; Baryons; Mesons.
**F. Hints for Solutions to
Problems. **

**References. Index. Physical Constants and Conversion
Factors. Suggested Short Course.**