Theoretical Overview

  • Mireia Crispín OrtuzarEmail author
Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)


This chapter covers some of the basic theoretical concepts needed in the rest of the book. It is divided in four sections, three of which will cover the Standard Model of particle physics, and one which will explore one of the possible extensions of the model, supersymmetry. The first section introduces the particle content of the Standard Model, while the second one describes particle dynamics. The third section focuses on the theory of strong interactions. Finally, the fourth section discusses the need to go beyond the Standard Model and the theory of supersymmetry.


Dark Matter Higgs Boson Gauge Boson Coupling Strength Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model 
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  1. 1.Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew YorkUSA

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