Symmetry and Fundamental Physics: Tom Kibble at 80 by Jerome Gauntlett PDF

By Jerome Gauntlett

ISBN-10: 9814583014

ISBN-13: 9789814583015

ISBN-10: 9814583855

ISBN-13: 9789814583855

Tom Kibble is an inspirational theoretical physicist who has made profound contributions to our realizing of the actual global. To have fun his eightieth birthday a one-day symposium was once hung on March thirteen, 2013 on the Blackett Laboratory, Imperial collage, London. this significant quantity is a compilation of papers according to the shows that got on the symposium.

The symposium profiled numerous facets of Tom's lengthy clinical occupation. The tenor of the assembly used to be set within the first speak given through Neil Turok, director of the fringe Institute for Theoretical Physics, who defined Tom as “our guru and example”. He gave a latest review of cosmological theories, together with a dialogue of Tom's pioneering paintings on how topological defects may have shaped within the early universe in the course of symmetry-breaking section transitions. Wojciech Zurek of Los Alamos nationwide Laboratory persevered with this subject matter, surveying analogous tactics in the context of condensed topic platforms and explaining the Kibble–Zurek scaling phenomenon. The day's occasions have been concluded via Jim Virdee of Imperial university, who summarized the epic and profitable quest of discovering the Higgs boson on the huge Hadron Collider at CERN. on the finish of the debate, there has been a status ovation for Tom that lasted numerous minutes.

In the night, Steven Weinberg gave a keynote presentation to a skill viewers of seven-hundred humans. He talked eruditely on symmetry breaking and its position in ordinary particle physics. on the dinner party dinner, Frank shut of Oxford collage concluded the dinner party speeches by means of summarizing the importance of Tom's contributions to the production of the traditional Model.

Contents:

  • Tom Kibble and the Early Universe because the final excessive power test (Neil Turok)
  • Universality of section Transition Dynamics: Topological Defects from Symmetry Breaking (Adolfo del Campo and Wojciech H Zurek)
  • The Quest for the Higgs Boson on the LHC (Tejinder S Virdee)
  • Tom Kibble: Breaking floor and Breaking Symmetries (Steven Weinberg)
  • Tom Kibble at eighty: After Dinner Speech (Frank Close)
  • Publication checklist — Tom W B Kibble

Readership: Graduate scholars and researchers in particle physics, cosmology, excessive power physics and astrophysics.

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