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Higgs boson

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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 gauge bosons

scalar bosons

matter field fermions (spinors, Dirac fields)

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

hadron (bound states of the above quarks)

solitons

minimally extended supersymmetric standard model

superpartners

bosinos:

sfermions:

dark matter candidates

Exotica

auxiliary fields

References

See the references at Higgs field.

See also

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