Jones, Lawrence W. Harrison M. Randell Laboratory of Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Greenberg, O. W. Department of Physics and Astronomy, Division of Mathematical and Physical Science and Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland.
- Search for fundamental constituents
- Evidence supporting the quark model
- Kinds of quarks
- Charm, bottom, and top quarks
- Generations of particles
- Searches for free quarks
- Unresolved questions
- Local gauge theories
- Electroweak interactions of quarks
- Quantum chromodynamics
- Lattice gauge theory
- Standard model
- Beyond the standard model
- Links to Primary Literature
- Additional Readings
The basic constituent particles of which elementary particles are understood to be composed. Theoretical models built on the quark concept have been very successful in understanding and predicting many phenomena in the physics of elementary particles.
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