Publisher description for Topics in strangeness nuclear physics / P. Bydzovsky, A. Gal, J. Mares (eds.) .


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Strangeness nuclear physics bears a broad impact on contemporary physics since it lies at the intersection of nuclear and elementary particle physics, having, moreover, significant implications to the astrophysics of compact objects. This set of extensive lectures presents a balanced theoretical and experimental introduction to, and survey of, the field, addressing topics such as the production and spectroscopy of strange nuclear systems, modern approaches to the hyperon-nucleon interaction, and weak decays of hypernuclei. With new experiments underway, this burgeoning research field is well served by this tutorial primer and review for both newcomers and seasoned researchers alike.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Strange particles -- Congresses.
Hyperons -- Congresses.
Particles (Nuclear physics) -- Congresses.