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bottom quark

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In the standard model of particle physics the top quark is the down-type quark in the third generation of fermions.

The bound states of two (anti-)bottom quarks are the B mesons.

Hints of flavour anomalies indicate that something peculiar may be going on with bottom quarks.

flavors of fundamental fermions in the
standard model of particle physics
generation of fermions1st generation2nd generation3d generation
quarks
up-typeup quarkcharm quarktop quark
down-typedown quarkstrange quarkbottom quark
leptons
chargedelectronmuontauon
neutralelectron neutrinomuon neutrinotau neutrino

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