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Manfred Krammer (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(10):32486.
Silicon detectors are widely used in experiments in particle physics. The application of this detector technology is mostly for... more
Martina Hentschel (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(9):30923.
Since the mid 1990ies, Chaotic microlasers have been established as an alternative to the conventional and well-known Fabry-Perot lasers... more
Jean-Marc Le Goff and Vanina Ruhlmann-Kleider (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(9):32149.
Baryonic acoustic oscillations (BAO) refer to acoustic waves propagating in the ionised matter in the early Universe, before electrons and... more
Karl Jakobs and Chris Seez (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(9):32413.
The Higgs boson discovery was announced by the ATLAS and CMS collaborations on 4th July 2012. Evidence for a new particle... more
Andrzej Buras (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(8):11418.
One of the important phenomena in the field of fundamental interactions presently described by the the Standard Model (SM)... more
Bernard J Baars (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(8):2207.
While conscious (cs) experience has been discussed throughout history, the late 19th century saw a rise in physicalistic reductionism... more
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