quarks and em waves


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Oct18-13, 03:23 PM
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Do quarks cause EM waves?
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Oct18-13, 03:30 PM
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Quarks have electric charge, so yes, they can cause EM waves.
There are lots of times when quarks interact with the strong force, and end up emitting gamma rays as a result of their interactions. Gamma rays are just a very high energy short wavelength version of EM waves.
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Oct18-13, 03:40 PM
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There are lots of times when quarks interact with the strong force, and end up emitting gamma rays as a result of their interactions. Gamma rays are just a very high energy short wavelength version of EM waves.
If they emit gamma rays, the electromagnetic interaction is involved, together with the strong interaction.

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quarks and em waves


absolutely


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