nLab
neutron

Contents

Context

Physics

physics, mathematical physics, philosophy of physics

Surveys, textbooks and lecture notes


theory (physics), model (physics)

experiment, measurement, computable physics

Fields and quanta

Contents

Idea

A neutron is certain a bound state of three quarks, hence a baryon.

The bound states of protons and neutrons (jointly: nucleons) in turn are the nuclei, the cores of atoms.

References

See also

Last revised on January 17, 2020 at 23:36:08. See the history of this page for a list of all contributions to it.