2- The Particle Zoo

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What are hadrons?
Particles that interact through the strong interaction
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Give 3 examples of hadrons
Protons, neutrons, pions, kaons
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What are the 2 types of hadrons?
Mesons and baryons
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What are leptons?
Particles that don't interact through the strong interaction, they interact through the weak interaction
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What are baryons?
Protons and all other hadrons which eventually decay into a proton (either directly or indirectly)
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What are mesons?
Hadrons which do not/will never decay into a proton
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Give 2 examples of mesons
Kaons and pions
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Give 2 examples of baryons
Protons and neutrons
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What is the only stable baryon?
The proton (it doesn't decay)
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What charge can pions and kaons be?
Positively charged, negatively charged or uncharged
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What interaction do pions and kaons decay through?
The weak interaction
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What does a positively charged pion decay into?
An antimuon and nei=utrino
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What are the 2 types of hadrons?

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What are leptons?

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