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Higgs boson

Context

Physics

physics, mathematical physics, philosophy of physics

Surveys, textbooks and lecture notes


theory (physics), model (physics)

experiment, measurement, computable physics

Contents

Idea

The Higgs particle is a boson hypothesized to be the quantum of the Higgs field. See there for more.

field (physics)

standard model of particle physics

force field (physics) gauge bosons

scalar bosons

matter field fermions (spinors)

hadron (bound states of the above quarks)

minimally extended supersymmetric standard model

superpartner gauge field fermions

fermions:

bosons:

Exotica

Revised on October 1, 2013 13:09:12 by Urs Schreiber (145.116.131.219)