Course Text

Buy at Amazon Manohar, Aneesh V., and Mark B. Wise. Heavy Quark Physics. Cambridge, UK; New York City, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2000. ISBN: 9780521642415 (hb).

Errata can be found on the Heavy Quark Physics Web site.

Standard Model References

Buy at Amazon Georgi, H. Weak Interactions and Modern Particle Theory. Menlo Park, CA: Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Company, 1984. ISBN: 9780805331639. (out of print, but available online at Physics 283 home page.)

Buy at Amazon Donoghue, J. F., E. Golowich, and B. H. Holstein. Dynamics of the Standard Model. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1992. ISBN: 9780521362887.

QCD and Jet Physics References

Buy at Amazon Ellis, Stirling, and Webber. QCD and Collider Physics. New ed. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, December 4, 2003. ISBN: 9780521545891.

Buy at Amazon Barger, and Phillips. Collider Physics. Boulder, CO; Oxford, England: Westview Press, 1996. ISBN: 9780201149456.

Buy at Amazon Muta. Foundations of Quantum Chromodynamics. River Edge, NJ: World Scientific, 1998. ISBN: 9789810226749.

Buy at Amazon Narison. QCD as a Theory of Hadrons. Cambridge, UK; New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2004. ISBN: 9780521811644.

Field Theory References

Buy at Amazon Peskin, M. E., and D. V. Schroeder. An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory. New York, NY: Harper Collins, June 1995. ISBN: 9780201503975.

Pokorski, S. Gauge Field Theories. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, February 28, 2000. ISBN: Buy at Amazon 9780521472456 (hardback), Buy at Amazon 9780521478168 (paperback).

Buy at Amazon Collins, J. Renormalization: An Introduction to Renormalization, the Renormalization Group, and the Operator-product Expansion. Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], UK; New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1986, c1984. ISBN: 9780521311779.

Lec # readings assignments
3 Standard Model Review: Read section 1.1 of Manohar, and/or chapter 2 of Georgi; Also read 1.2, 1.3, and 1.4 of Manohar
4 Look at the paper handed out in class: Buchmuller, W., and D. Wyler. "dim-6 Operators." Nuclear Physics B268 (1986): 621.

Also, the C. Arzt paper discussed in class, hep-ph/9304230: Arzt, C. "Reduced Effective Lagrangians." Physics Letters B342 (1995): 189.
5 Read 1.5 of Manohar. On assignment 2 there is a problem on renormalons. For reading on this subject see Section 4.6 of Manohar and also hep-ph/9807443: Beneke, M. "Renormalons." Physics Reports 317 (1999): 1.
7 Read 1.6 of Manohar. For a more detailed discussion of this material see hep-ph/9512380 (sections III C, D, E, F): Buchalla, Gerhard, Andrzej J. Buras, and Markus E. Lautenbacher. "Weak Decays Beyond Leading Logarithms." Reviews of Modern Physics 68 (1996): 1125.

For those of you interested in learning more about evanescent operators read hep-ph/9806471 (sections 4.4 and 6.9): Buras, Andrzej J. "Weak Hamiltonian, CP Violation and Rare Decays." 1998.
9 Read Georgi Section 2.6 and chapter 5 to complement our Chiral Perturbation theory discussion this week. The pion scattering loop from class is quoted with slightly more detail in 5.10. Donoghue et al. pp. 97-115 is also good reading.
10 The equations of motion for Sigma in Chiral Perturbation theory are derived on pp. 104-105 of the review hep-ph/0210398: Scherer, S. "Introduction to Chiral Perturbation Theory." Advanced Nuclear Physics 27 (2003): 277.
11-12 Reading for this week is chapter 2 and chapter 3 of Manohar.
13-14 Reading for this week is chapter 3 and chapter 4 of Manohar.
15 Reading on the OPE can be found in chapter 6 of Manohar. For further reading on quark-hadron duality look at the classic paper: Poggio, Quinn, and Weinberg. Physical Review Letters D13 (1976): 1958; and a more recent review on duality in B-decays, hep-ph/0212021: Bigi, Ikaros I., and Thomas Mannel. "Parton--Hadron Duality in B Meson Decays." 2002.
18 Reading on the Two-Nucleon EFT, nucl-th/9801034 (fine-tuning): Kaplan, David B., Martin J. Savage, and Mark B. Wise. "A New Expansion for Nucleon-Nucleon Interactions." Physics Letters B424 (1998): 390.

hep-ph/9907448 (section 2.3 on the fixed points and beta function; also chapter 5 on why its one-loop exact for a certain class of operators and also details on ren. schemes): Stewart, Iain W. "Applications of Chiral Perturbation Theory in Reactions with Heavy Particles." 1999.
20 Symmetries at the interacting fixed points, hep-th/9910025 (conformal invariance): Mehen, Thomas, Iain W. Stewart, and Mark B. Wise. "Conformal Invariance for Non-Relativistic Field Theory." Physics Letters B474 (2000): 145.

hep-ph/9902370 (the su(4) Wigner symmetry): Mehen, Thomas, Iain W. Stewart, and Mark B. Wise. "Wigner symmetry in the limit of large scattering lengths." Physical Review Letters 83 (1999): 931.

And finally nucl-th/9911001 (what goes wrong numerically when pions are included perturbatively): Fleming, Sean, Thomas Mehen, and Iain W. Stewart. "NNLO Corrections to Nucleon-Nucleon Scattering and Perturbative Pions." Nuclear Physics A677 (2000): 313.

The deuteron e.m. form factor, nucl-th/9804032: Kaplan, David B., Martin J. Savage, and Mark B. Wise. "A Perturbative Calculation of the Electromagnetic Form Factors of the Deuteron." Physical Review C59 (1999): 617.
21-27 Read my "Notes on Soft-Collinear Effective Theory."