Review of particle physics

Particle Data Grp, W-M Yao, C. Amsler, D. Asner, R. M. Barnett, J. Beringer, P. R. Burchat, C. D. Carone, C. Caso, O. Dahl, G. D'Ambrosio, A. De Gouvea, M. Doser, S. Eidelman, J. L. Feng, T. Gherghetta, M. Goodman, C. Grab, D. E. Groom, A. GurtuK. Hagiwara, K. G. Hayes, J. J. Hernandez-Rey, K. Hikasa, H. Jawahery, C. Kolda, Y. Kwon, M. L. Mangano, A. V. Manohar, A. Masoni, R. Miquel, K. Moenig, H. Murayama, K. Nakamura, S. Navas, K. A. Olive, L. Pape, C. Patrignani, A. Piepke, G. Punzi, G. Raffelt, J. G. Smith, M. Tanabashi, J. Terning, N. A. Toernqvist, T. G. Trippe, P. Vogel, T. Watari, C. G. Wohl, R. L. Workman, J. A. Peacock

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This biennial Review summarizes much of particle physics. Using data from previous editions, plus 2633 new measurements from 689 papers, we list, evaluate, and average measured properties of guage 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 110 reviews are many that are new or heavily revised including those on CKM quark-mixing, V-ud & V-us, V-cb & V-ub, top quark, muon anomalous magnetic moment, extra dimensions, particle detectors, cosmic background radiation, dark matter, cosmological parameters, and big bang cosmology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-+
Number of pages1211
JournalJournal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2006


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