Reviews, Tables, and Plots
in the 1996 Review of Particle Physics

Cut-off date for this update was January 15, 1996.

See also this same index in alphabetical order.

See also a subject index.

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Constants, Units, Atomic and Nuclear Properties

PostScript  Physical constants  (5p, 58kb)
PostScript  Astrophysical constants  (2p, 147kb)
PostScript  International System of units  (2p, 36kb)
PostScript  Periodic table of the elements  (1p, 132kb)
PostScript  Electronic structure of the elements  (2p, 107kb)
PostScript  Atomic and nuclear properties of materials Errata  (2p, 126kb)
PostScript  Electromagnetic relations  (2p, 192kb)
PostScript  Naming scheme for hadrons  (3p, 58kb)

Standard Model and Related Topics

PostScript  Quantum chromodynamics  (23p, 285kb)
PostScript  Standard model of electroweak interactions  (goes to index)
PostScript  Cabibbo-Kobayashi-Maskawa mixing matrix  (10p, 137kb)
PostScript  Quark model  (11p, 272kb)

Particle Properties

PostScript  Muon Decay Parameters  (7p, 71kb)
PostScript  tau Branching Fractions  (7p, 63kb)
PostScript  Quark Masses  (11p, 96kb)
PostScript  The Top Quark  (12p, 87kb)
PostScript  Pseudoscalar-Meson Decay Constants  (5p, 52kb)
PostScript  The Charged Kaon Mass  (4p, 97kb)
PostScript  D Mesons  (4p, 48kb)
PostScript  Semileptonic Decays of B Mesons  (17p, 165kb)
PostScript  Production and Decay of b-flavored Hadrons  (13p, 128kb)

Neutrino Physics

PostScript  Neutrinos  (15p, 114kb)
PostScript  No. of Light Neutrino Types from Collider Expts.  (2p, 32kb)
PostScript  Massive Neutral Leptons & Effects of Nonzero Neutrino Masses  (5p, 99kb)
PostScript  Limits from Neutrinoless Double-beta Decay  (2p, 73kb)
PostScript  Solar neutrinos Errata  (6p, 123kb)

Rare and Hypothetical Processes

PostScript  Rare Kaon Decays Errata  (7p, 77kb)
PostScript  CP Violation  (2p, 45kb)
PostScript  CP Violation in KS -> 3pi  (1p, 24kb)
PostScript  CP Violation in K0L Decay  (10p, 401kb)
PostScript  B0-Bbar0 Mixing and CP Violation in B Decay  (19p, 232kb)

Hypothetical Particles

PostScript  Constraints on new physics from electroweak analyses  (10p, 238kb)
PostScript  The Higgs Boson  (6p, 118kb)
PostScript  Supersymmetry  (15p, 111kb)
PostScript  Searches for Quark and Lepton Compositeness  (5p, 58kb)
PostScript  Axions and other Light Bosons  (3p, 44kb)
PostScript  Invisible A0 (Axion)  (6p, 123kb)
PostScript  The Z' Searches  (2p, 31kb)
PostScript  Non-q qbar Mesons  (6p, 58kb)

Astrophysics and Cosmology

PostScript  Big-bang cosmology  (4p, 62kb)
PostScript  Big-bang nucleosynthesis  (7p, 201kb)
PostScript  The Hubble Constant  (8p, 85kb)
PostScript  Dark matter  (4p, 60kb)
PostScript  Cosmic background radiation  (goes to index)
PostScript  Cosmic rays  (goes to index)

Experimental Methods and Colliders

PostScript  High-energy collider parameters  (4p, 148kb)
PostScript  Passage of particles through matter Errata  (goes to index)
PostScript  Photon and electron attenuation plots Errata  (2p, 369kb)
PostScript  Particle detectors  (21p, 305kb)
PostScript  Radioactivity and radiation protection  (9p, 345kb)
PostScript  Commonly used radioactive sources  (1p, 37kb)

Mathematical Tools

PostScript  Probability  (11p, 271kb)
PostScript  Statistics  (goes to index)
PostScript  Monte Carlo techniques  (6p, 144kb)
PostScript  Monte Carlo particle numbering scheme  (2p, 147kb)
PostScript  Clebsch-Gordan coeff., sph. harmonics, and d functions  (2p, 197kb)
PostScript  SU(3) isoscalar factors and representation matrices  (4p, 53kb)
PostScript  SU(n) multiplets and Young diagrams  (3p, 86kb)

Kinematics, Cross-Section Formulae, and Plots

PostScript  Kinematics  (11p, 453kb)
PostScript  Cross-section formulae for specific processes  (7p, 131kb)
PostScript  Cross sections and related quantities, plots of  (goes to index)

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