Definition of K-meson in English:


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Pronunciation: /keɪˈmiːzɒn
, -ˈmɛzɒn/


  • another term for kaon.
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    • Scientists were expecting it to decay into a K-meson.
    • And observing a decay mode with a branching ratio on the order of 3E - 11 requires a prodigious number of K-mesons in order to achieve the desired sensitivity.
    • The surprising feature, however, was something that was not seen: the neutral K-meson was never seen to decay into an electron and a positron.


1950s: from K (for kaon) + meson.

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