Single Idea 21206

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / B. Modern Physics / 4. Standard Model / c. Particle properties]

Full Idea

In quantum theory, the full set of quantum numbers defines the state of the particle and, along with its mass, determines its properties.

Gist of Idea

The properties of a particle are determined by its quantum numbers and its mass


Brian R. Martin (Particle Physics [2011], 02)

Book Reference

Martin, Brian R.: 'Particle Physics' [One World 2011], p.27