fermion


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any particle that obeys Fermi-Dirac statistics and is subject to the Pauli exclusion principle

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The new particle is a cousin of the Weyl fermion, one of the particles in standard quantum field theory.
The behavior of Weyl fermions makes tantalum arsenide a metal-like compound that shares desirable features with graphene and topological insulators, materials that have attracted a torrent of research attention over the last decade or so.
Matter consists of bosons with integer spin n and fermions with half-integer spin n/2, n [equivalent to] 1 (mod 2).
Washington, June 23 ( ANI ): Scientists have discovered evidence for the first time, which suggests direct decay of Higgs boson into fermions.
The strangeness is enlarged by the way Fermion thinks.
The scientists used molecular beam epitaxy to grow artificial superlattices of the antiferromagnetic heavy fermion compound [CeIn.
Using properties in a crystal composed of uranium, ruthenium and silicon the effects of heavy fermions began to appear as the material was cooled below 55 Kelvin (-218 [degrees]C).
Ultra High Frequency Fermion Resonance Induced by Circularly Polarized Radiation: The Resonance Inverse Faraday Effect
With Colm O'Donoghue stepping in for Fallon, Astronomer Royal (4-7) hacked up in the maiden, despite veering to the far side close home, before Fermion caused a 14-1 shock in the Chalice Stakes.
That Listed event went the way of Fermion who overhauled Reunite (4-6).
That Listed event went the way of Fermion, a daughter of Sadler's Wells who readily overhauled the heavily-backed Reunite (4-6) when getting daylight inside the final furlong.
The Ballydoyle maestro is responsible for a further four entries in the 10-furlong test - Race For The Stars, Kushnarenkovo, Queen Cleopatra and Fermion.
Rumplestiltskin has not grown much through the close season but there was much to like about the way she moved in company with Fermion.
She has two lengths to find with Aidan O'Brien's Fermion who started favourite but missed the break and could well vie for favouritism with Reform Act who won the race.
or -]]-boson, Higgs, and fermion fields, and the interactions between these fields.