Unique in its coverage of all aspects of modern particle physics, this textbook provides a clear connection between the theory and recent experimental results, including the discovery of the Higgs boson at CERN It provides a comprehensive and self contained description of the Standard Model of particle physics suitable for upper level undergraduate students and graduate students studying experimental particle physics Physical theory is introduced in a straightforward manner with full mathematical derivations throughout Fully worked examples enable students to link the mathematical theory to results from modern particle physics experiments End of chapter exercises, graded by difficulty, provide students with a deeper understanding of the subject Online resources available at cambridge MPP feature password protected fully worked solutions to problems for instructors, numerical solutions and hints to the problems for students and PowerPoint slides and JPEGs of figures from the book