D-Branes (Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics)

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At higher energies we study Coulomb excitation of so-called halo nuclei, multiple pair and antihydrogen production, and the use of relativistic heavy ion collisions for photon-photon or photon-hadron interactions. The gravitational waves were detected by both of the twin Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) detectors, located in Livingston, Louisiana, and Hanford, Washington, USA. The half-life can be calculated from the decay curve. A theory (such as QED) is called renormalisable if we can make all expressions finite by reexpressing them in a finite number of physical parameters.

Pages: 574

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (January 27, 2003)

ISBN: 0521809126

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