antiquark antiquark

Definition(s):

  • (n) the antiparticle of a quark

Usage(s):

  • But this time the physicists saw three jets: as they interpreted the results, two were from a quark and its antimatter equivalent, the antiquark; the third apparently from a .

News

  • Syracuse University physicists confirm existence of new type of meson

    ( Syracuse University ) Physicists in the College of Arts and Sciences have made several important discoveries regarding the basic structure of mesons -- subatomic particles long thought to be composed of one quark and one antiquark and bound together by a strong interaction.
    on May 2, 2014     Source: EurekAlert!

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