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Books on Reserve (all 1-day) Physics 225A Fall 1999 Nelson 1. Bowler, M. G. Femtophysics : a short course on particle physics : by M.G. Bowler. 1st ed. Oxford [England]; New York: Pergamon Press, 1990. UCSB Main Lib QC793.2 .B68 1990 Sci-Eng Concise phenomonology text. 2. Cahn, Robert N. The experimental foundations of particle physics / Robert N. Cahn and Gerson Goldhaber. Cambridge; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1989. UCSB Main Lib QC793.2 .C34 1989 Sci-Eng Original papers preceded by concise summaries. Very helpful for for the time interval from 1932 to 1983. 3. Close, F. E. The particle explosion / Frank Close, Michael Marten & Christine Sutton. New York : Oxford University Press, c1987. UCSB Main Lib QC793.2 .C56 1987 Sci-Eng `Coffee Table' book with excellent illustrations. 4. Feynman, Richard Phillips. Elementary particles and the laws of physics : the 1986 Dirac memorial lectures / Richard P. Feynman and Steven Weinberg; lecture notes compiled by Richard MacKenzie and Paul Doust. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987. UCSB Main Lib QC793.28 .F49 1987 Contains Feynman's Lecture `The reason for antiparticles.' and Weinberg's lecture `Toward the Final Laws of Physics.' 5. Griffiths, David J. (David Jeffrey), 1942- Introduction to elementary particles / David Griffiths. New York : Harper & Row, c1987. UCSB Main Lib QC793.2 .G75 1987b Sci-Eng Concise phenomenology text. 6. Halzen, F. (Francis) Quarks and leptons : an introductory course in modern particle physics / Francis Halzen, Alan D. Martin. New York : Wiley, c1984. UCSB Main Lib QC793.5.Q2522 H34 1984 Sci-Eng The standard particle phenomenology text. 7. Kleinknecht, K. (Konrad), 1940- Detectors for particle radiation / Konrad Kleinknecht. Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1986. UCSB Main Lib QC786 .K57 1986 Sci-Eng Detailed descriptions of a number of useful particle detectors. 8. Knoll, Glenn F. Radiation detection and measurement / Glenn F. Knoll. New York : Wiley, c1979. UCSB Main Lib QC787.C6 K56 Sci-Eng General survey of nuclear and particle detectors. 9. Leo, William R., 1948- Techniques for nuclear and particle physics experiments : a how-to approach / William R. Leo. Berlin ; New York : Springer-Verlag, c1987. UCSB Main Lib QC793.46 .L46 1987 Sci-Eng General survey of nuclear and particle detectors. 10. Perkins, Donald H. Introduction to high energy physics / Donald H. Perkins. 3rd ed. Menlo Park, Calif. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., c1987. UCSB Main Lib QC793.2 .P47 1987 Sci-Eng Concise (often maddeningly so) overview of particle phenomenology and experimental technique. 11. periodical, `Adventures in experimental physics,' UCSB Main Lib QC1 .A35 Sci-Eng 1972: Alpha-1973:Gamma;v.4 (1974)-v.5(1975). No longer published. Contains discovery stories and reprints of some of the bigger experimental breakthroughs. L. Alvarez's column on page v, Gamma edition is full of `attitude'. 12. Ritson, David M. Techniques of high energy physics. New York, Interscience Publishers, 1961. Series title: Interscience monographs and texts in physics and astronomy v. 5. UCSB Main Lib QC784 .R5 Sci-Eng The first chapter has extremely concise discussions of the interaction of particles with matter. 13. Rossi, Bruno Benedetto, 1905- High-energy particles, Bruno Rossi. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall, 1961, c1952. UCSB Main Lib QC721 .R828 1961 Sci-Eng An older work, but with some gems hidden inside, particularly about electromagnetic shower development. 14. Taubes, Gary. Nobel dreams : power, deceit, and the ultimate experiment/Gary Taubes. 1st ed. New York : Random House, c1986. UCSB Main Lib QC793.4 .T38 1986 Sci-Eng The discovery of the W and Z, and what came after, from the viewpoint of a writer/journalist, with no attempt to gloss over the realities of modern-day research. Not a text book.