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A Annihilation of W bosons

  1. Feb 27, 2017 #1
    How can a couple of W bosons annihilate each other, if both are left-handed particles? (there are no right handed Ws)
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  3. Feb 27, 2017 #2


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    Your assertion is incorrect. W bosons come in three different spin states.

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