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Does all quantum particles exist?

  1. Nov 8, 2013 #1
    Does all types of quantum particles exist all time? If so where are charm and strange, top and bottom quarks located in an atom?
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  3. Nov 8, 2013 #2


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    Particles can be created and destructed, so not all particles exist all the time. For example, by colliding atoms one may create charm, strange, top and bottom quarks which did not previously exist.
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