Lesson: Subatomic Particles
In this lesson, we will learn how to apply quantum number conservation laws to interactions between subatomic particles.
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Worksheet: 12 Questions • 1 Video
The decays of unstable subatomic particles can be described using equations: Which of the decays shown cannot occur because the law of conservation of lepton number would be violated?
Consider the following decays of unstable subatomic particles: Which of these decays cannot occur because the law of conservation of lepton number would be violated?
An electron has a rest mass of 0.511 MeV. How much energy is released when an electron and a positron at rest annihilate each other?