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W-boson

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Context

Physics

physics, mathematical physics, philosophy of physics

Surveys, textbooks and lecture notes


theory (physics), model (physics)

experiment, measurement, computable physics

Fields and quanta

Contents

Idea

The W- and Z-bosons are the quanta of the electroweak field,vector boson in the standard model of particle physics.

A hypothetical high-mass cousin of the Z-boson is the Z'-boson.

field (physics)

standard model of particle physics

force field gauge bosons

scalar bosons

matter field fermions (spinors, Dirac fields)

1st2nd3d
up?charmtop
down?strange?bottom

hadron (bound states of the above quarks)

solitons

minimally extended supersymmetric standard model

superpartners

bosinos:

sfermions:

dark matter candidates

Exotica

auxiliary fields

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