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Homework Help: Weak Force

  1. Jan 13, 2009 #1
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    What particle(s) does the weak force affect? I think it's electrons but my teacher thought it was quarks since the range of the weak force is <0.003 fm.
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  4. Jan 13, 2009 #3


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    all leptons (electrons, muons, taus as well as all the neutrino types) as well as all quarks interact with the weak bosons. Remind your prof that beta decay is a weak interaction process.
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