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Strong nuclear force and weak nuclear force

  1. Jun 10, 2015 #1
    Hi There!
    i am little bit confused in between existance of strong and weak nuclear force, can someone please explain about these forces and about their existance
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  3. Jun 10, 2015 #2
    Strong nuclear force is extremely short ranged, and is mediated by the gluon. The weak nuclear force is mediated by the W/Z boson. In order of increasing coupling strength it goes as - Weak force, Electromagnetic Force, Strong Force.
  4. Jun 10, 2015 #3


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    Staff: Mentor

    PF is a forum, not an encyclopedia. It works much better if you ask specific questions and use other sites for general information. I suggest looking at the wikipedia articles for both forces and then coming back to PF with specific questions.
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