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Lepton

A division of the Greek drachma. One lepton was worth 1/100 of a drachma. Its plural is lepta. While the drachma no longer circulates, lepton remains the slang term for euro cents in Greece.
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It is an incomplete annihilation usually occurred between different flavor quark and antiquark and forms structureless and colorless but electrically charged leptons such as [e.
Leptons do not participate in the strong interaction because their color charges are annihilated.
However, being the most massive and shortest-lived lepton, the tau lepton travels only about a millimeter before breaking apart.
In each of four cases, or events, one track caroms off at a new angle after about a millimeter--the giveaway that a tau lepton from the tau neutrino-nucleus impact decayed into another charged particle plus neutral companions.
About 3,500 times heavier than the electron, the tau lepton is a member of the same family of subatomic particles as the top and bottom quarks (SN: 7/1/95, p.
The W can then decay into a lighter quark and an antiquark or into a pair of leptons (an electron and electron neutrino or a muon and muon neutrino).
Unlike photons, Z particles interact directly with all known quarks and leptons, and they cleanly decay into a variety of particle-antiparticle pairs.
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