org.jscience.physics.quantum.particles
Class GaugeBoson

java.lang.Object
  extended by org.jscience.physics.Particle
      extended by org.jscience.physics.RelativisticParticle
          extended by org.jscience.physics.quantum.QuantumParticle
              extended by org.jscience.physics.quantum.particles.GaugeBoson
All Implemented Interfaces:
java.io.Serializable
Direct Known Subclasses:
Gluon, Graviton, Photon, WMinus, WPlus, ZZero

public abstract class GaugeBoson
extends QuantumParticle

A class representing gauge bosons.

See Also:
Serialized Form

Field Summary
 
Fields inherited from class org.jscience.physics.quantum.QuantumParticle
spinZ
 
Fields inherited from class org.jscience.physics.RelativisticParticle
momentum, position
 
Constructor Summary
GaugeBoson()
          Constructs a gauge boson.
 
Method Summary
 int baryonQN()
          Returns the baryon number.
 int eLeptonQN()
          Returns the electron lepton number.
 int isospin()
          Returns the number of 1/2 units of isospin.
 int isospinZ()
          Returns the number of 1/2 units of the z-component of isospin.
 int muLeptonQN()
          Returns the muon lepton number.
 int strangeQN()
          Returns the strangeness number.
 int tauLeptonQN()
          Returns the tau lepton number.
 
Methods inherited from class org.jscience.physics.quantum.QuantumParticle
anti, charge, isAnti, spin
 
Methods inherited from class org.jscience.physics.RelativisticParticle
equals, restMass
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

GaugeBoson

public GaugeBoson()
Constructs a gauge boson.

Method Detail

baryonQN

public final int baryonQN()
Returns the baryon number.

Specified by:
baryonQN in class QuantumParticle
Returns:
0

strangeQN

public final int strangeQN()
Returns the strangeness number.

Specified by:
strangeQN in class QuantumParticle
Returns:
0

isospin

public final int isospin()
Returns the number of 1/2 units of isospin.

Specified by:
isospin in class QuantumParticle
Returns:
0

isospinZ

public final int isospinZ()
Returns the number of 1/2 units of the z-component of isospin.

Specified by:
isospinZ in class QuantumParticle
Returns:
0

eLeptonQN

public final int eLeptonQN()
Returns the electron lepton number.

Specified by:
eLeptonQN in class QuantumParticle
Returns:
0

muLeptonQN

public final int muLeptonQN()
Returns the muon lepton number.

Specified by:
muLeptonQN in class QuantumParticle
Returns:
0

tauLeptonQN

public final int tauLeptonQN()
Returns the tau lepton number.

Specified by:
tauLeptonQN in class QuantumParticle
Returns:
0