Leptons

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Give some 4 properties of leptons
They don't feel strong force, interact via weak interaction, are fundamental particles, will interact a little via gravitational and electromagnetic if charged
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Name a stable lepton
Electron
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Name an unstable lepton
Muon
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What do all unstable leptons eventually decay into?
Electrons
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What is the only interaction that a neutrino is involved with?
Weak interaction
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Name the different types of lepton numbers
Lepton muon, Lepton electron
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What is the symbol for the muon?
u-
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What is the symbol for the antimuon?
u+
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Name three things which must be conserved in all particle interactions
Lepton muon number, Lepton electron number, Baryon Number
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Name a stable lepton

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Electron

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Name an unstable lepton

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What do all unstable leptons eventually decay into?

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What is the only interaction that a neutrino is involved with?

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