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Jet (particle physics)

Index Jet (particle physics)

A jet is a narrow cone of hadrons and other particles produced by the hadronization of a quark or gluon in a particle physics or heavy ion experiment. [1]

39 relations: Acoplanarity, Antimatter, ATLAS experiment, B-tagging, Collider Detector at Fermilab, Color confinement, DGLAP, Dijet event, Elementary particle, GAMMA, Gavin Salam, Gluino, Graham Ross (physicist), H1 (particle detector), Haag's theorem, Hadronization, Hans Grassmann, Index of physics articles (J), Intersecting Storage Rings, Jet, Jet quenching, Jon Butterworth, List of plasma physics articles, Luigi Di Lella, Lund string model, Minimum bias event, Nigel Glover, Particle identification, Parton (particle physics), Photon structure function, Pierre Darriulat, Quantum chromodynamics, Quark–gluon plasma, Soft-collinear effective theory, Strong interaction, Three-jet event, UA2 experiment, UA8 experiment, W′ and Z′ bosons.


In particle physics, the acoplanarity of a scattering experiment measures the degree to which the paths of the scattered particles deviate from being coplanar.

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In modern physics, antimatter is defined as a material composed of the antiparticle (or "partners") to the corresponding particles of ordinary matter.

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ATLAS experiment

ATLAS (A Toroidal LHC ApparatuS) is one of the seven particle detector experiments constructed at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), a particle accelerator at CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) in Switzerland.

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b-tagging is a method of jet flavor tagging used in modern particle physics experiments.

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Collider Detector at Fermilab

The Collider Detector at Fermilab (CDF) experimental collaboration studies high energy particle collisions at the Tevatron, the world's former highest-energy particle accelerator.

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Color confinement

In quantum chromodynamics (QCD), color confinement, often simply called confinement, is the phenomenon that color charged particles (such as quarks and gluons) cannot be isolated, and therefore cannot be directly observed in normal conditions below the Hagedorn temperature of approximately 2 trillion kelvin (corresponding to energies of approximately 130–140 MeV per particle).

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DGLAP (Dokshitzer–Gribov–Lipatov–Altarelli–Parisi) are the authors who first wrote the QCD evolution equation of the same name.

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Dijet event

In particle physics, a dijet event is a collision between subatomic particles that produces two particle jets.

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Elementary particle

In particle physics, an elementary particle or fundamental particle is a particle with no substructure, thus not composed of other particles.

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The GAMMA experiment is a study of.

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Gavin Salam

Gavin Phillip Salam, is a theoretical particle physicist and a senior member of staff at CERN in Geneva where his research investigates the strong interaction of Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD), the theory of quarks and gluons.

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In supersymmetry, a gluino (symbol) is the hypothetical supersymmetric partner of a gluon.

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Graham Ross (physicist)

Graham Garland Ross FRS is a British theoretical physicist, currently Emeritus Professor of Physics at the University of Oxford and Emeritus Fellow of Wadham College.

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H1 (particle detector)

H1 was a particle detector that operated at HERA (Hadron Elektron Ring Anlage) in DESY, Hamburg.

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Haag's theorem

Rudolf Haag postulated that the interaction picture does not exist in an interacting, relativistic quantum field theory (QFT), something now commonly known as Haag's theorem.

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In particle physics, hadronization (or hadronisation) is the process of the formation of hadrons out of quarks and gluons.

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Hans Grassmann

Hans Grassmann (Bamberg, 21 May 1960) is a German physicist, writer and entrepreneur, who teaches and works in Italy.

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Index of physics articles (J)

The index of physics articles is split into multiple pages due to its size.

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Intersecting Storage Rings

The ISR (standing for "Intersecting Storage Rings") was a particle accelerator at CERN.

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Jet, Jets, or The Jets may refer to.

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Jet quenching

In high-energy physics, jet quenching is a phenomenon that can occur in the collision of ultra-high-energy particles.

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Jon Butterworth

Jonathan Mark Butterworth is a Professor of Physics at University College London (UCL) working on the ATLAS experiment at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

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List of plasma physics articles

This is a list of plasma physics topics.

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Luigi Di Lella

Luigi Di Lella (born in Naples, 7 December 1937) is an Italian experimental particle physicist.

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Lund string model

In particle physics, the Lund string model is a phenomenological model of hadronization.

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Minimum bias event

Minimum bias (MB) events are inelastic events selected by a high-energy experiment's loose (minimum bias) trigger with as little bias as possible.

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Nigel Glover

Edward William Nigel Glover (born 20 June 1961) FRS is a British particle physicist.

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Particle identification

Particle identification is the process of using information left by a particle passing through a particle detector to identify the type of particle.

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Parton (particle physics)

In particle physics, the parton model is a model of hadrons, such as protons and neutrons, proposed by Richard Feynman.

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Photon structure function

The photon structure function, in quantum field theory, describes the quark content of the photon.

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Pierre Darriulat

Pierre Darriulat (born 17 February 1938) is a French experimental particle physicist.

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Quantum chromodynamics

In theoretical physics, quantum chromodynamics (QCD) is the theory of the strong interaction between quarks and gluons, the fundamental particles that make up composite hadrons such as the proton, neutron and pion.

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Quark–gluon plasma

A quark–gluon plasma (QGP) or quark soup is a state of matter in quantum chromodynamics (QCD) which exists at extremely high temperature and/or density.

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Soft-collinear effective theory

In quantum field theory, soft-collinear effective theory (or SCET) is a theoretical framework for doing calculations that involve interacting particles carrying widely different energies.

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Strong interaction

In particle physics, the strong interaction is the mechanism responsible for the strong nuclear force (also called the strong force or nuclear strong force), and is one of the four known fundamental interactions, with the others being electromagnetism, the weak interaction, and gravitation.

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Three-jet event

In particle physics, a three-jet event is an event with many particles in final state that appear to be clustered in three jets.

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UA2 experiment

The Underground Area 2 (UA2) experiment was a high-energy physics experiment at the Proton-Antiproton Collider (SpS) — a modification of the Super Proton Synchrotron (SPS) — at CERN.

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UA8 experiment

UA8 experiment was a high-energy physics experiment at the Proton-Antiproton Collider at CERN.

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W′ and Z′ bosons

In particle physics, W′ and Z′ bosons (or W-prime and Z-prime bosons) refer to hypothetical gauge bosons that arise from extensions of the electroweak symmetry of the Standard Model.

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