NIU PHYS 684 - Introduction to High Energy Physics and Astrophysics, Spring 2010

Suggestions for further reading

  1. The Review of Particle Physics
    In print:  C. Amsler et al., Physics Letters B667, 1 (2008)
    The benchmark reference.

  2. Introductiton to Elementary Particles  by D. Griffiths (Wiley, 1987, ISBN: 0471603864) An alternative textbook.

  3. Introduction to High Energy Physics  by D. Perkins (Cambridge, 2000, ISBN: 0521621968)
    Another alternative textbook.

  4. Quantum Electrodynamics  by R. Feynman (Perseus, 1998, ISBN: 0201360756)
    A timeless classic, a sheer reading pleasure.

  5. Collider Physics  by V. Barger & R. Phillips (Addison-Wesley, 1996, ISBN: 0201149451)
    Different from others in choice of topics and emphasis.

  6. Modern Elementary Particle Physics  by G. Kane (Addison-Wesley, 1993, ISBN: 0201624605)
    A nice introductory text for the theory-minded.

  7. Particle Physics  by A. Seiden (Addison-Wesley, 2004, ISBN: 0805387366)
    A graduate-level introductory text for the theory-minded.

  8. Particle Physics and Cosmology  by P. Collins, A. Martin, & E. Squires (Wiley, 1989, ISBN: 0471600881)
    Touches upon some hot, but more advanced, topics not found in other books listed here.

  9. Introduction to Experimental Particle Physics  by R. Fernow (Wiley, 1989, ISBN: 0471600881)
    A good introductory text for the experimenter.

  10. Experimental Techniques in High-Energy Nuclear and Particle Physics  Ed. T. Ferbel (World Scientific, 1992, ISBN: 9810208677)
    The experimenter's benchmark.