rho meson


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rho meson

[′rō ′mā‚sän]
(particle physics)
Collective name for vector meson resonances belonging to a charge multiplet with total isospin 1, hypercharge 0, negative charge conjugation parity, positive g-parity, mass of about 770 MeV, and width of about 146 MeV. Designated ρ(770).
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