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Parton (particle physics)

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In particle physics, the parton model is a model of hadrons, such as protons and neutrons, proposed by Richard Feynman. [1]

60 relations: Alan Martin (physicist), ALICE experiment, Antiproton, Asymmetry, Automatic calculation of particle interaction or decay, Christine Aidala, Compact Muon Solenoid, Davison Soper, DGLAP, Dijet event, Discovery of the neutron, Down quark, Drell–Yan process, EMC effect, Event generator, Field propulsion, Glossary of string theory, GPD, H1 (particle detector), Hadronization, Impact parameter, Index of physics articles (P), James Bjorken, James Stirling (physicist), Jeff Forshaw, Jet (particle physics), Jet quenching, John Kogut, Jon Butterworth, Light front quantization, List of unsolved problems in physics, Lund string model, Matter, Missing energy, NNPDF, Nucleon spin structure, Particle accelerator, Parton, PDF (disambiguation), Perturbative QCD, Pervez Hoodbhoy, Photon structure function, Polarized target, Proton spin crisis, Pseudorapidity, PYTHIA, Quantum chromodynamics, Quark, R-hadron, Richard Feynman, ..., Stephen Wolfram, Strange quark, Super Proton–Antiproton Synchrotron, Timeline of particle discoveries, Tung-Mow Yan, UA2 experiment, Up quark, Victor Sergeevich Fadin, Vladimir Gribov, What Do You Care What Other People Think?. Expand index (10 more) »

Alan Martin (physicist)

Alan Douglas Martin FRS (born 4 December 1937) is a British physicist, currently Emeritus Professor of Physics at the University of Durham.

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ALICE experiment

ALICE (A Large Ion Collider Experiment) is one of seven detector experiments at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN.

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The antiproton,, (pronounced p-bar) is the antiparticle of the proton.

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Asymmetry is the absence of, or a violation of, symmetry (the property of an object being invariant to a transformation, such as reflection).

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Automatic calculation of particle interaction or decay

The automatic calculation of particle interaction or decay is part of the computational particle physics branch.

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Christine Aidala

Christine A. Aidala is an American high-energy nuclear physicist, Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow and Associate Professor of Physics at the University of Michigan.

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Compact Muon Solenoid

The Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment is one of two large general-purpose particle physics detectors built on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Switzerland and France.

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Davison Soper

Davison "Dave" Eugene Soper (21 March 1943, Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American theoretical physicist specializing in high energy physics.

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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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Discovery of the neutron

The discovery of the neutron and its properties was central to the extraordinary developments in atomic physics that occurred in the first half of the 20th century.

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Down quark

The down quark or d quark (symbol: d) is the second-lightest of all quarks, a type of elementary particle, and a major constituent of matter.

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Drell–Yan process

The Drell–Yan process occurs in high energy hadron–hadron scattering.

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EMC effect

The EMC effect is the surprising observation that the cross section for deep inelastic scattering from an atomic nucleus is different from that of the same number of free protons and neutrons (collectively referred to as nucleons).

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Event generator

Event generators are software libraries that generate simulated high-energy particle physics events.

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Field propulsion

Field propulsion is the concept of spacecraft propulsion where no propellant is necessary but instead momentum of the spacecraft is changed by an interaction of the spacecraft with external force fields, such as gravitational and magnetic fields from stars and planets.

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Glossary of string theory

This page is a glossary of terms in string theory, including related areas such as supergravity, supersymmetry, and high energy physics.

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GPD may refer to.

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

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Impact parameter

The impact parameter b is defined as the perpendicular distance between the path of a projectile and the center of a potential field U(r) created by an object that the projectile is approaching (see diagram).

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Index of physics articles (P)

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

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James Bjorken

James Daniel "BJ" Bjorken (born 1934) is an American theoretical physicist.

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James Stirling (physicist)

William James Stirling CBE, FRS, FInstP (born 4 February 1953) is the first Provost of Imperial College London.

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Jeff Forshaw

Jeffrey Robert Forshaw (born 1968) is a British particle physicist with a special interest in quantum chromodynamics (QCD): the study of the behaviour of subatomic particles, using data from the HERA particle accelerator, Tevatron particle accelerator and the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN.

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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.

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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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John Kogut

John Benjamin Kogut (6 March 1945 in Brooklyn) is an American theoretical physicist, specializing in high energy physics.

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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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Light front quantization

The light-front quantization of quantum field theories provides a useful alternative to ordinary equal-time quantization.

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List of unsolved problems in physics

Some of the major unsolved problems in physics are theoretical, meaning that existing theories seem incapable of explaining a certain observed phenomenon or experimental result.

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Lund string model

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

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In the classical physics observed in everyday life, matter is any substance that has mass and takes up space by having volume.

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Missing energy

In experimental particle physics, missing energy refers to energy that is not detected in a particle detector, but is expected due to the laws of conservation of energy and conservation of momentum.

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NNPDF is the acronym used to identify the parton distribution functions from the NNPDF Collaboration.

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Nucleon spin structure

Nucleon spin structure describes the partonic structure of nucleon (proton and neutron) intrinsic angular momentum (spin).

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Particle accelerator

A particle accelerator is a machine that uses electromagnetic fields to propel charged particles to nearly light speed and to contain them in well-defined beams.

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Parton may refer to.

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PDF (disambiguation)

PDF often refers to the Portable Document Format in computing.

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Perturbative QCD

Perturbative QCD is a subfield of particle physics in which the theory of strong interactions, Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD), is studied by using the fact that the strong coupling constant \alpha_s is small in high energy or short distance interactions, thus allowing perturbation theory techniques to be applied.

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Pervez Hoodbhoy

Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy (Urdu:; born 11 July 1950) is a Pakistani nuclear physicist and activist who serves as at the Forman Christian College and previously taught physics at the Quaid-e-Azam University.

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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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Polarized target

The polarized targets are used as fixed targets in scattering experiments.

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Proton spin crisis

The proton spin crisis (sometimes called the "proton spin puzzle") is a theoretical crisis precipitated by an experiment in 1987 which tried to determine the spin configuration of the proton.

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In experimental particle physics, pseudorapidity, \eta, is a commonly used spatial coordinate describing the angle of a particle relative to the beam axis.

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PYTHIA is a computer simulation program for particle collisions at very high energies (see event (particle physics)) in particle accelerators.

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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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A quark is a type of elementary particle and a fundamental constituent of matter.

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R-hadrons are hypothetical particles composed of a Supersymmetric particle and at least one quark.

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Richard Feynman

Richard Phillips Feynman (May 11, 1918 – February 15, 1988) was an American theoretical physicist, known for his work in the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics, the theory of quantum electrodynamics, and the physics of the superfluidity of supercooled liquid helium, as well as in particle physics for which he proposed the parton model.

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Stephen Wolfram

Stephen Wolfram (born August 29, 1959) is a British-American computer scientist, physicist, and businessman.

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Strange quark

The strange quark or s quark (from its symbol, s) is the third lightest of all quarks, a type of elementary particle.

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Super Proton–Antiproton Synchrotron

The Super Proton–Antiproton Synchrotron (or SpS, also known as the Proton–Antiproton Collider) was a particle accelerator that operated at CERN from 1981 to 1991.

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Timeline of particle discoveries

This is a timeline of subatomic particle discoveries, including all particles thus far discovered which appear to be elementary (that is, indivisible) given the best available evidence.

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Tung-Mow Yan

Tung-Mow Yan (born 1937) is a Taiwanese-born American physicist, who has specialized in theoretical particle physics; primarily in the structure of elementary particles, the standard model, and quantum chromodynamics.

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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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Up quark

The up quark or u quark (symbol: u) is the lightest of all quarks, a type of elementary particle, and a major constituent of matter.

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Victor Sergeevich Fadin

Victor Sergeevich Fadin (Russian: Виктор Сергеевич Фадин; born 28 November 1942, Poperechnoe village, Novosibirsk oblast) is a Russian physicist, well known for his contributions to theoretical physics and particle physics.

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Vladimir Gribov

Vladimir Naumovich Gribov (Russian Влади́мир Нау́мович Гри́бов; March 25, 1930, LeningradAugust 13, 1997, Budapest) was a prominent Russian theoretical physicist, who worked on high-energy physics, quantum field theory and the Regge theory of the strong interactions.

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What Do You Care What Other People Think?

"What Do You Care What Other People Think?": Further Adventures of a Curious Character (1988) is the second of two books consisting of transcribed and edited, oral reminiscences from American physicist Richard Feynman.

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