String Theory in a Nutshell

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Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory—recently spent time at DOE’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory putting key particle-tracking components to the test. Introduction to High Energy Physics, Perkins D H (4th edn CUP 2000) Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics, Griffiths D J (2nd edn Wiley 2009) Basic Ideas and Concepts in Nuclear Physics, Heyde K (3rd edn CRC Press 2004) The Physics of Nuclei and Particles, Dunlap P A (Thomson Brooks/Cole 2003)

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Publisher: Princeton University Press; 1st edition (April 8, 2007)

ISBN: 069112230X

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