How do we know the spin of an elementary particle? For example, a fermion has spin 1/2; a photon has spin 1; and even the ficticious graviton has spin 2. How do we know these spins? In other words, how are these spins determined?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

Dismiss Notice

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# A How do we know the spins of elementary particles?

Have something to add?

Draft saved
Draft deleted

Loading...

Similar Threads for spins elementary particles |
---|

A I need a spherically symmetric spin-dependent NN potential |

I Spin vs Helicity conservation |

A Nuclear spin of Fluorine 19 |

B Is neutrino spin-parity 1/2+ or 1/2-? |

A How the g factor comes from QFT? |

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**