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Meaning of W particle in the English dictionary

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WHAT DOES W PARTICLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

W particle

W and Z bosons

The W and Z bosons (together known as the weak bosons or, less specifically, the intermediate vector bosons) are the elementary particles that mediate the weak interaction; their symbols are W+, W− and Z. The W bosons have a positive and negative electric charge of 1 elementary charge respectively and are each other's antiparticles. The Z boson is electrically neutral and is its own antiparticle. All three of these particles are very short-lived with a half-life of about 3×10−25 s. Their discovery was a major success for what is now called the Standard Model of particle physics. The W bosons are named after the weak force. The physicist Steven Weinberg named the additional particle the "Z particle", later giving the explanation that it was the last additional particle needed by the model – the W bosons had already been named – and that it has zero electric charge. The two W bosons are best known as mediators of neutrino absorption and emission, where their charge is associated with electron or positron emission or absorption, always causing nuclear transmutation.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «W PARTICLE»

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New Scientist
But unlike the W particles, which can be predicted by other "non-unified" theories, the Z° is a feature only of a theory that unifies forces in a particular way. As such the Z°, more than the W particle, is an indicator that the theorists are on the right ...
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LEP - The Lord of the Collider Rings at CERN 1980-2000: The ...
The W particle decays preferentially into a charged lepton and a neutrino,21 which can only be detected indirectly by measuring the missing energy and momentum which the neutrino carries away. The simplest types of W particle pair events ...
autorRolf-Dieter Heuer, Herwig Schopper, 2009
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Cracking the Quantum Code of the Universe
ENTER THE W PARTICLE The electromagnetic force between two electrons or between a positron and an electron is produced by the charged particles exchanging massless photons. In 1938, Swedish physicist Oskar Klein proposed the ...
autorJohn Moffat, 2014
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The Particle Odyssey: A Journey to the Heart of Matter
9.20 An image of one of the first observations of the W particle - the charged carrier of the weak force - captured in the UA1 detector at CERN in 1982. UA1 detected the head-on collisions of protons and antiprotons. which in this view came in ...
autorF. E. Close, Frank Close, Michael Marten, 2004
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Verb-particle Explorations
[vP subject v [wP [ w particle [-N; +V] ] [VP DO V ]]] b. [vP subject v [wP [w V- particle ] [Vp DO ty ]]] c. [vp subject [v [w V-particle]-v ] [wP tw [Vp DO tv ]]] The split construction is derived as the option whereby the particle is inserted with the nominal ...
autorNicole Dehé, 2002
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Advanced Ceramic Coatings and Interfaces II: Ceramic ...
In contact with the Ag coating is an elongated W particle (from point C to D in Figure 4 (a))., where a clearly visible interface is present separating this elongated W particle and the Ag coating at point C. Below this elongated W particle is a thin ...
autorUwe Schulz, Hua-Tay Lin, Jonathan Salem, 2008
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Statistical Mechanics: A Short Treatise
Here by a "chaotic" W-particle state we again mean a state such that the W- particle correlation functions are a product of one W-particle distribution, which are independent of the T-particle distribution. More precisely a chaotic state is such that ...
autorGiovanni Gallavotti, 1999
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Modeling: Gateway to the Unknown : a Work
One such set of tracks was lauded as the 'discovery of the W particle'. There are probably no free w particles in the universe now. They are exchange particles, intermediate vector bosons, postulated in quantum field theory. They are wrenched ...
autorRom Harré, Daniel Rothbart, 2004
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New Scientist
neutron decays into a proton, electron and neutrino. This process can be represented on a diagram as shown in Figure 1 with the neutron meeting, as it were, a "backwards" proton to produce a W particle. The W then decays to an electron and ...
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Handbook of Particle Physics
In second order perturbation theory, this could give rise to an effective current- current interaction if the W particle's propagator has a very big mass My/- As an illustration, consider the beta decay of the neutron. The weak nucleon current emits ...
autorM.K. Sundaresan, 2001
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