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strong interactions,

actions between elementary particleselementary particles,
the most basic physical constituents of the universe. Basic Constituents of Matter

Molecules are built up from the atom, which is the basic unit of any chemical element. The atom in turn is made from the proton, neutron, and electron.
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 mediated, or carried, by gluons. They are responsible for the binding of protons and neutrons in the nucleusnucleus,
in physics, the extremely dense central core of an atom. The Nature of the Nucleus
Composition

Atomic nuclei are composed of two types of particles, protons and neutrons, which are collectively known as nucleons.
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 and interactions between quarks. Quantum field theoryquantum field theory,
study of the quantum mechanical interaction of elementary particles and fields. Quantum field theory applied to the understanding of electromagnetism is called quantum electrodynamics (QED), and it has proved spectacularly successful in describing the
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 applied to the understanding of these strong interactions is called quantum chromodynamicsquantum chromodynamics
(QCD), quantum field theory that describes the properties of the strong interactions between quarks and between protons and neutrons in the framework of quantum theory.
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 (QCD). Strong interactions are one of four fundamental interactions in nature, the others being gravitationgravitation,
the attractive force existing between any two particles of matter. The Law of Universal Gravitation

Since the gravitational force is experienced by all matter in the universe, from the largest galaxies down to the smallest particles, it is often called
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, electromagnetism, and the weak interactionsweak interactions,
actions between elementary particles mediated, or carried, by W and Z particles and that are responsible for nuclear decay. Weak interactions are one of four fundamental interactions in nature, the others being gravitation, electromagnetism, and the strong interactions.
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In addition to the above, a conclusion was drawn that the fractional charge of a particle could be attributed to the strong interaction between two or three quarks, whereas the zero charge and rest mass for neutrinos was brought about by the weak interaction in the transformation processes of fermions.
The strong interactions between hydrate and membrane may seriously slow down the diffusion of hydrate in the membrane.
On the basis of this evidence one concludes that strong interactions must be much stronger than the experimental mass of the pion.
The deviations from ideality of those mixtures reflect precisely the strong interactions that cause the formation of the associated species.
This means that in the given approximation one cannot obtain experimental restriction on the strong interaction dependent parts of the radiative corrections.
Adjusting the field can step up the attractions' intensities, transforming them into strong interactions.
Generally, the essays are well-written and evince thorough and up-to-date research that recognizes strong interactions between the peoples of the Middle East and their surrounding environment.
Interaction connectance was calculated as I/S(S - 1), where I = interspecific strong interactions including predation, interference competition, inhibition or enhancement of recruitment or feeding, and provision of habitat or shelter; and S = number of species.
A dramatic breakthrough can be achieved if one establishes reliable control over collective electronic behaviour in systems where strong interactions between electrons give rise to intriguing macroscopic quantum phenomena.
The positive values of excess Gibbs free energy of activation of viscous flow indicate the presence of specific and strong interactions in the systems under investigation [18-20].
A such multispace can be used for example in physics for the Unified Field Theory that tries to unite the gravitational, electromagnetic, weak and strong interactions by constructing a multifield formed by a gravitational field united with an electromagnetic field united with a weak-interactions field and united with a strong-interactions field.
Eight chapters address notations and conventions, calculational techniques in field theory and the status of quantum dynamics, global and local symmetries and the construction of non-abelian gauge theories, the strong interactions and the structure and tests of quantum chromodynamics, electroweak interactions and theory (including neutrino masses), extensions to the standard model, supersymmetry, extended gauge groups, and grand unification.