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Extracting Gluons from Atoms

  1. May 26, 2013 #1

    Physicist50

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    I was wondering if it was possible to extract individual gluons from a nucleus, and if so, how?
     
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  4. May 30, 2013 #3

    DarMM

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    It is not possible to extract individual gluons. Gluons don't exist as independent propogating particles at low tempertures. At the tempertures where they do exist, atomic nuclie don't exist.
     
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