Introduction to B physics
Center for Particle Physics Siegen, Theoretical Physics 1, University of Siegen, Walter-Flex-Straße 3, 57072, Siegen, Germany
Accepted: 7 November 2023
Published online: 15 December 2023
This article represents a short introduction on why the physics of bottom-quark hadrons is currently one of most important topics in contemporary particle physics. We introduce the main theoretical tools to set the stage for the following, more detailed and more specialized articles in this collection.
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