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lepton

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Idea

In the standard model of particle physics, a lepton is a fermion that couples to the electromagnetic field or the weak nuclear force nut not to the strong nuclear force. (Otherwise one speaks of hadrons.)

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

Properties

References

See also

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