Particle Data Group

2017 Review of Particle Physics

Please use this CITATION:
C. Patrignani et al. (Particle Data Group), Chin. Phys. C, 40, 100001 (2016) and 2017 update.

Downloadable figures are available for these reviews.

Reviews, Tables & Plots


Introduction, History plots, Online information

Constants, Units, Atomic and Nuclear Properties

Standard Model and Related Topics

Particle Properties
(Hypothetical particles are in a different section further below.)
Gauge Bosons

Charged Leptons





Hypothetical Particles and Concepts

Astrophysics and Cosmology

Experimental Methods and Colliders

Mathematical Tools

Kinematics, Cross-Section Formulae, and Plots
[1] The small changes in the naming scheme for hadrons, especially for states commonly referred to in the literature as X, Y or Z, will be implemented in the PDG Listings starting with the 2018 edition. The Listings from the current 2017 update are still based on the previous scheme described here.

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