Physics 226 (Fall 2001) Lecture #1


The Standard Model
(The Standard Theory of Particle Physics)

The theory of quarks and leptons (matter fields), and their interactions. Relativistic Quantum Field Theory
Brief description of the structure the theory takes and introduces the quarks and leptons, the gauge bosons, and the forces,
to give an overview so it is more clear where we are heading.

The Framework The Forces Particles Units
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