9780198716754

CP Violation

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  • ISBN13:

    9780198716754

  • ISBN10:

    0198716753

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2014-10-07
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography


Gustavo Castelo Branco, Instituto Superior Tecnico and Centro de Fisica das Interaccoes Fundamentais,Luis Lavoura, Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa and Centro de Fisica das Interaccoes Fundamentais,Joao Paulo Silva, Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa and Centro de Fisica Nuclear da Universidade de Lisboa

Table of Contents


Part I: CP IN QUANTUM MECHANICS
1. The meaning of discrete symmetries
2. The discrete symmetries in quantum physics
3. P, T, and C invariance in QED
4. Applications of the discrete symmetries
5. Weak and strong phases
6. Neutral-meson systems: mixing
7. Neutral-meson systems: decays
8. The neutral-kaon system
9. Heavy neutral-meson systems
10. Experimental status of Bo-Bo mixing
Part II: CP VIOLATION IN THE STANDARD MODEL
11. Gauge structure of the standard model
12. The fermions in the standard model
13. Fundamental properties of the CKM matrix
14. Weak-basis invariants and CP violation
15. Moduli of the CKM matrix elements
16. Parametrizations of the CKM matrix
17. *e
18. Mixing in the Boq-Boq systems
19. KL?p0??
20. Effective Hamiltonians
21. *e'/*e
PART III: CP VIOLATION BEYOND THE STANDARD MODEL
22. Multi-Higgs-doublet models
23. Spontaneous CP violation
24. Models with vector-like quarks
25. Massive neutrinos and CP violation in the leptonic sector
26. The left-right-symmetric model
27. The strong CP problem
PART IV: CP VIOLATION IN B DECAYS
28. Introduction
29. Some experimental issues
30. The mixing parameters
31. Decay amplitudes: diagrammatics
32. Decay amplitudes: effective Hamiltonian
33. CKM phases and interference CP violation
34. Cascade delays
35. Some methods to extract *a
36. Some methods to extract *g
37. Extracting CKM phases with B0s decays
38. Discrete ambiguities

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