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  • A Popular Introduction to Particle Physics
  • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • LBNL Physics Division
  • Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument
  • Eighteen Arbitrary Parameters of the Standard Model in Your Everyday Life

    I have written a semi-technical paper (appropriate for beginning graduate students in physics), which has been published in Reviews of Modern Physics, 68, 951 (1996).

    Semi-Simple Lie Algebras Book available

    I have placed a postscript copy of my book Semi-Simple Lie Algebras and their Representations, published originally by Benjamin-Cummings in 1984, on this site. Since the publisher has returned the rights to the book to me, you are invited to take a copy for yourself. If you'd like a much better copy, look for the Dover version.

    Einstein, Your Cell Phone, and You

    In 2000 I wrote a piece about the purported dangers of cell phones, which was published in the San Francisco Chronicle.

    X-ray Imaging

    I have worked with Dave Nygren and his team on the development of an x-ray imaging system, based on silicon strip technology. This work grew out of detector development for the Superconducting Super Collider: it is a real spin-off. I have written a few short notes on related topics.

    See, as well, our work on refractive x-ray lenses.

    LHC Physics

  • Vector Boson Fusion was developed by Sally Dawson and myself. Phys. Lett. 135, 196 (1984).
  • Using jets to tag VBF was proposed by S. Ellis, R. Kleiss, J. Stirling, and myself:Phys. Rev. D 35, 1626 (1987).
  • Azimuthal Dependence in Leptoproduction

    The azimuthal distribution of the hadronic jet produced in leptoproduction reflects the underlying transverse momentum distribution of the quarks in the target hadron. Phys.Lett. 78B (1978) 269

       Created April 10, 2001 by Bob Cahn. Last significant update: January 18, 2017
       Questions or comments? Please send e-mail to rncahn@lbl.gov