Leptons

Asked by Achyuth Murlei | 12th Feb, 2012, 05:00: PM

Expert Answer:

The muon neutrino is a subatomic lepton elementary particle which has the symbol ?
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 and no net electric charge. The tau neutrino or tauon neutrino is a subatomic elementary particle which has the symbol ?
?
 and no net electric charge. Together with the tau, it forms the third generation of leptons, hence its name tauneutrino. The electron neutrino (?
e
) is a subatomic lepton elementary particle which has no net electric charge. Together with the electron it forms the first generation of leptons, hence its name electron neutrino.

Answered by  | 12th Feb, 2012, 07:31: PM

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