Neutral particle facts for kids
Stable or long-lived neutral particles
Other neutral particles
Other neutral particles are very short-lived. They decay before they can be detected by a particle detector. They have been observed only indirectly, such as tracks of ionized particles in a particle accelerator. They include:
- Z bosons
- Dozens of heavy neutral hadrons:
- K. Nakamura et al. (Particle Data Group), JP G 37, 075021 (2010) and 2011 partial update for the 2012 edition
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