The Standard Model

  • Giuliano GustavinoEmail author
Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)


The Standard Model is the theory that has been able to explain most of the phenomenology of the microscopic world and to identify its elementary constituents. Experimental evidences of its validity come from experiments of High Energy Physics of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. This chapter briefly describes the Standard Model and the role of the Higgs boson in the theory.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sapienza University of RomeRomeItaly

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