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We present the following indices:

- Cosmic Rays
- Cosmic Background Radiation
- Electroweak Model and Constraints on New Physics
- Particle Detectors
- Passage of Particles through Matter
- QCD
- Statistics

Part 1 | Primary spectra, Cosmic rays in the atmosphere, Cosmic rays at the surface |

(7 pages, 308kb) | |

Part 2 | Cosmic rays underground, Air showers, References |

(9 pages, 272kb) |

**Cosmic Background
Radiation** (2 parts)

Part 1 | Introduction, The CMB frequency spectrum |

(5 pages, 592kb) | |

Part 2 | Deviations from isotropy, References |

(8 pages, 457kb) |

**Electroweak Model and
Constraints on New Physics** (3 parts)

Part 1 | Introduction, Renormalization and radiative corrections, Cross-section and asymmetry formulas |

(11 pages, 154kb) | |

Part 2 | W and Z decays, Experimental results |

(11 pages, 243kb) | |

Part 3 | Constraints on new physics, References |

(14 pages, 293kb) |

Part 1 | Organic scintillators, Inorganic scintillators, Cerenkov detectors, |

Transition radiation detectors (TRD's), Silicon photodiodes and particle detectors, Proportional and drift chambers | |

(11 pages, 156kb) | |

Part 2 | Time-projection chambers |

(3 pages, 1031kb) | |

Part 3 | Calorimeters, Measurement of particle momenta in a uniform magnetic field, |

Superconducting solenoids for collider detectors, Other observations, | |

References | |

(10 pages, 216kb) |

**Passage of
Particles through Matter** (3 parts)

Part 1 | Notation, Ionization energy loss by heavy particles, |

Restricted energy loss rates for relativistic ionizing particles | |

(7 pages, 319kb) | |

Part 2 | Energetic knock-on electrons (delta rays), Ionization yields, |

Multiple scattering through small angles, Radiation length and associated quantities, | |

Electromagnetic cascades | |

(9 pages, 298kb) | |

Part 3 | Muon energy loss at high energy, Cerenkov and transition radiation, |

References | |

(8 pages, 255kb) |

Part 1 | The QCD Lagrangian, The QCD coupling and renormalization scheme, |

QCD in deep-inelastic scattering, QCD in decays of the tau lepton, | |

QCD in high-energy hadron collisions | |

(12 pages, 181kb) | |

Part 2 | QCD in heavy-quarkonium decay, Perturbative QCD in e+ e- collisions, |

Scaling violations in fragmentation functions, Jet rates in ep collisions, | |

Lattice QCD, Conclusions, References | |

(13 pages, 185kb) |

Part 1 | General, Data with a common mean, The method of maximum likelihood, |

Propagation of errors, Method of least squares | |

(9 pages, 118kb) | |

Part 2 | Errors and confidence intervals |

(6 pages, 253kb) | |

Part 3 | Errors and confidence intervals (continued), References |

(8 pages, 278kb) |

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