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Stings per electron

  1. Jan 27, 2010 #1
    Does the theory say that an electron is a single vibrating string? How many parameters are needed to describe that string? Does the theory say how long the string is?
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  3. Jan 28, 2010 #2


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    In string theory, the electron is a single vibrating string. The length of the string is roughly the Planck length, or 10-35 m. The only parameter of the free string is its tension, which is related to its length.
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