Fundamental Interactions: Proceedings of the 22nd Lake

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Prerequisites: Physics 2A or 4A, 4B, Mathematics 20C and 20F or 18. Provides charts, brochures, Web links, and classroom activities. Often after alpha or beta decay the ‘daughter’ nucleus is in an excited state that is short-lived. All of these fundamental questions about particles and spacetime lead to corresponding questions about the early history of the universe at ever higher temperatures. Note that at each vertex charge is conserved as well as momentum!

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Publisher: World Scientific Pub Co Inc (June 30, 2008)

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