# Elementary particles

2017-07-30T17:25:25+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Neutron radiation, Neutral particle, Phi meson, Top quark, D meson, Muon, Positron, Antiproton, Higgs boson, Quark, Tau (particle), Gluon flashcards Elementary particles
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Neutron radiation is a kind of ionizing radiation which consists of free neutrons.
• Neutral particle
In physics, a neutral particle is a particle with no electric charge.
• Phi meson
In particle physics, the phi meson is a vector meson formed of a strange quark and a strange antiquark.
• Top quark
The top quark, also known as the t quark (symbol: t) or truth quark, is the most massive of all observed elementary particles.
• D meson
The D mesons are the lightest particle containing charm quarks.
• Muon
The muon (/ˈmjuːɒn/; from the Greek letter mu (μ) used to represent it) is an elementary particle similar to the electron, with an electric charge of −1 e and a spin of 1/2, but with a much greater mass.
• Positron
The positron or antielectron is the antiparticle or the antimatter counterpart of the electron.
• Antiproton
The antiproton, p, (pronounced p-bar) is the antiparticle of the proton.
• Higgs boson
("God Particle" redirects here. For the upcoming sci-fi film, see God Particle (film).) The Higgs boson is an elementary particle in the Standard Model of particle physics.
• Quark
A quark (/ˈkwɔːrk/ or /ˈkwɑːrk/) is an elementary particle and a fundamental constituent of matter.
• Tau (particle)
The tau (τ), also called the tau lepton, tau particle, or tauon, is an elementary particle similar to the electron, with negative electric charge and a spin of 1/2.
• Gluon
Gluons /ˈɡluːɒnz/ are elementary particles that act as the exchange particles (or gauge bosons) for the strong force between quarks, analogous to the exchange of photons in the electromagnetic force between two charged particles.