Review of particle physics

K. Nakamura, K. Hagiwara, K. Hikasa, H. Murayama, M. Tanabashi, T. Watari, C. Amsler, M. Antonelli, D. M. Asner, H. Baer, H. R. Band, R. M. Barnett, T. Basaglia, E. Bergren, J. Beringer, G. Bernardi, W. Bertl, H. Bichsel, O. Biebel, E. BlucherS. Blusk, R. N. Cahn, M. Carena, A. Ceccucci, D. Chakraborty, M. C. Chen, R. S. Chivukula, G. Cowan, O. Dahl, G. D'Ambrosio, T. Damour, D. De Florian, A. De Gouvêa, T. DeGrand, G. Dissertori, B. Dobrescu, M. Doser, M. Drees, D. A. Edwards, S. Eidelman, J. Erler, V. V. Ezhela, W. Fetscher, B. D. Fields, B. Foster, T. K. Gaisser, L. Garren, H. J. Gerber, G. Gerbier, T. Gherghetta, G. F. Giudice, S. Golwala, M. Goodman, C. Grab, A. V. Gritsan, J. F. Grivaz, D. E. Groom, M. Grünewald, A. Gurtu, T. Gutsche, H. E. Haber, C. Hagmann, K. G. Hayes, M. Heffner, B. Heltsley, J. J. Hernández-Rey, A. Höcker, J. Holder, J. Huston, J. D. Jackson, K. F. Johnson, T. Junk, A. Karle, D. Karlen, B. Kayser, D. Kirkby, S. R. Klein, C. Kolda, R. V. Kowalewski, B. Krusche, Yu V. Kuyanov, Y. Kwon, O. Lahav, P. Langacker, A. Liddle, Z. Ligeti, C. J. Lin, T. M. Liss, L. Littenberg, K. S. Lugovsky, S. B. Lugovsky, J. Lys, H. Mahlke, T. Mannel, A. V. Manohar, W. J. Marciano, A. D. Martin, A. Masoni, D. Milstead, R. Miquel, K. Mönig, M. Narain, P. Nason, S. Navas, P. Nevski, Y. Nir, K. A. Olive, L. Pape, C. Patrignani, J. A. Peacock, S. T. Petcov, A. Piepke, G. Punzi, A. Quadt, S. Raby, G. Raffelt, B. N. Ratcliff, P. Richardson, S. Roesler, S. Rolli, A. Romaniouk, L. J. Rosenberg, J. L. Rosner, C. T. Sachrajda, Y. Sakai, G. P. Salam, S. Sarkar, F. Sauli, O. Schneider, K. Scholberg, D. Scott, W. G. Seligman, M. H. Shaevitz, M. Silari, T. Sjöstrand, J. G. Smith, G. F. Smoot, S. Spanier, H. Spieler, A. Stahl, T. Stanev, S. L. Stone, T. Sumiyoshi, M. J. Syphers, J. Terning, M. Titov, N. P. Tkachenko, N. A. Törnqvist, D. Tovey, T. G. Trippe, G. Valencia, K. Van Bibber, G. Venanzoni, M. G. Vincter, P. Vogel, A. Vogt, W. Walkowiak, C. W. Walter, D. R. Ward, B. R. Webber, G. Weiglein, E. J. Weinberg, J. D. Wells, A. Wheeler, L. R. Wiencke, C. G. Wohl, L. Wolfenstein, J. Womersley, C. L. Woody, R. L. Workman, A. Yamamoto, W. M. Yao, O. V. Zenin, J. Zhang, R. Y. Zhu, P. A. Zyla, G. Harper, V. S. Lugovsky, P. Schaffner

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This biennial Review summarizes much of particle physics. Using data from previous editions, plus 2158 new measurements from 551 papers, we list, evaluate, and average measured properties of gauge bosons, leptons, quarks, mesons, and baryons. We also summarize searches for hypothetical particles such as Higgs bosons, heavy neutrinos, and supersymmetric particles. All the particle properties and search limits are listed in Summary Tables. We also give numerous tables, figures, formulae, and reviews of topics such as the Standard Model, particle detectors, probability, and statistics. Among the 108 reviews are many that are new or heavily revised including those on neutrino mass, mixing, and oscillations, QCD, top quark, CKM quark-mixing matrix, Vud& Vus, Vcb& Vub, fragmentation functions, particle detectors for accelerator and non-accelerator physics, magnetic monopoles, cosmological parameters, and big bang cosmology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number075021
JournalJournal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics
Issue number7 A
StatePublished - 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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