high energy physics


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Related to high energy physics: plasma physics, nuclear physics, condensed matter physics
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Noun1.high energy physics - the branch of physics that studies subatomic particles and their interactionshigh energy physics - the branch of physics that studies subatomic particles and their interactions
flavour, flavor - (physics) the six kinds of quarks
charm - (physics) one of the six flavors of quark
strangeness - (physics) one of the six flavors of quark
colour, color - (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction; "each flavor of quarks comes in three colors"
M-theory - (particle physics) a theory that involves an eleven-dimensional universe in which the weak and strong forces and gravity are unified and to which all the string theories belong
string theory - (particle physics) a theory that postulates that subatomic particles are one-dimensional strings
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
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Our professors and students are known internationally for their expertise in the field of high energy physics, and this grant award is a strong endorsement," said UT Arlington President Vistasp Karbhari.
The program is successfully implemented by leading institutions of the NASU which cooperates tightly with CERN and JINR and can boast with significant achievements and research in high energy physics and nuclear physics.
He explained that the early dark energy is a class of explanations for the origin of cosmic acceleration that arises in some high energy physics models.
According to Professor Harvey Newman of Caltech, head of the high energy physics team and chair of the U.
CERN (Conseil Europeen pour la Recherche Nucleaire) - International Research Centre of the European Community, the world's largest laboratory for High Energy Physics, established on September 29, 1954.
Gerard Mourou of Ecole polytechnique who leads the consortium said that this feature is of paramount importance when everyone knows that high energy physics is limited by the prohibitive size of accelerators, of the size of tens of kilometres, and cost billions of Euros.
Elsevier is looking forward to a close, fruitful and long-lasting collaboration with SCOAP3 and the High Energy Physics community.
He then reviews materials important to applications in high energy physics, medical imaging, and neutron physics, and reviews the fundamental limits and directions in the search for new scintillator materials.
The other five program offices are basic energy sciences, biological and environmental sciences, advanced scientific computing research, high energy physics, and nuclear physics.
Weinberg, Conference Summary, XXVI International Conference on High Energy Physics, Dallas, Texas, August, 12, 1992 and arXiv:hepph/9211298.
The experiment was performed by members of the TOPAZ detector group at the TRISTAN particle accelerator of the National Laboratory for High Energy Physics in Tsukuba, Japan.

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