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Fermi theory of beta decay

Context

Quantum field theory

Physics

physics, mathematical physics, philosophy of physics

Surveys, textbooks and lecture notes


theory (physics), model (physics)

experiment, measurement, computable physics

Contents

Idea

The Fermi theory of weak β\beta-decay is an effective quantum field theory approximation – valid to an energy of about 10 TeV – to that part of the standard model of particle physics which is relevant for the decay of hadrons by the weak interaction.

References

For instance section 2.3 of

Revised on February 23, 2012 11:55:07 by Anonymous Coward (129.12.18.29)