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Lepton

Leptons are elementary particles with spin ½.

 


Explanation

A lepton does not undergo strong interactions.

F E R M I O N S
L e p t o n s
Electrons Muons Taus
e
electron
e+
positron
µ
muon
µ+
antimuon
τ
tau
τ+
antitau
νe
electron
neutrino
ν̅e
electron
antineutrino
νµ
muon
neutrino
ν̅µ
muon
antineutrino
ντ
tau
neutrino
ν̅τ
tau
antineutrino

Leptons are the elementary building blocks of matter, such as e.g. of protons and neutrons in the atomic nucleus.

 


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