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  • noun Plural form of gluon.

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Examples

  • In quantum terms, the strong force is carried by a field of virtual particles called gluons, randomly popping into existence and disappearing again.

    'Natural Born' Baloney

  • Quark One of the constituent parts of protons and neutrons, quark particles are thought to be held together by other particles called gluons.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Theorists predict that a large portion of the hadron mass is accounted for by the strong force, mediated by particles known as gluons, and the exact nature of these interactions are still poorly understood.

    physicsworld.com: all content

  • With the strong nuclear force, things are slightly more complex: the associated particles, called gluons, are massless but also have the ability to interact with themselves, preventing the force from operating over large distances.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • Theorists predict that a large portion of the hadron mass is accounted for by the strong force, mediated by particles known as gluons, and the exact nature of these interactions are still poorly understood.

    physicsworld.com: all content

  • In quantum terms, the strong force is carried by a field of virtual particles called gluons, randomly popping into existence and disappearing again.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • In quantum terms, the strong force is carried by a field of virtual particles called gluons, randomly popping into existence and disappearing again.

    Signs of the Times

  • However, our technique focuses on the massless, subnuclear particles and interactions, such as gluons, neutrinos, and hyperphotons.

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  • These were soon found to be "gluons," particles glueing the quarks together in protons and other particles.

    The Nobel Prize in Physics 1990 - Presentation Speech

  • Is a well established non-perturbative approach to solving the quantum chromodynamics theory of quarks and gluons.

    Archive 2010-06-01

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