Definition of W boson in English:

W boson

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noun

  • another term for W particle.
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    • US particle physicists had never felt any real competition until the W boson was discovered at CERN in 1983.
    • And on page 29 Peter Renton explains how the latest results on the W boson from CERN and FermiLab in the US are pushing the Standard Model to the limit.
    • It was 20 years ago this month that particle physicists caught their first glimpse of the W boson.

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