J particle


noun Physics.

an early name for the J/psi particle.

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Origin of J particle

1970–75; named by S.C.C. Ting, allegedly from the resemblance of the letter J to the Chinese character for Ting

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Scientific definitions for J particle

J particle

See J/psi particle.
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