org.jscience.physics.quantum.particles
Class Lepton

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.Lepton
All Implemented Interfaces:
java.io.Serializable
Direct Known Subclasses:
Electron, ElectronNeutrino, Muon, MuonNeutrino, Tau, TauNeutrino

public abstract class Lepton
extends QuantumParticle

A class representing leptons.

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
Lepton()
          Constructs a lepton.
 
Method Summary
 int baryonQN()
          Returns the baryon 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 spin()
          Returns the number of 1/2 units of spin.
 int strangeQN()
          Returns the strangeness number.
 
Methods inherited from class org.jscience.physics.quantum.QuantumParticle
anti, charge, eLeptonQN, isAnti, muLeptonQN, tauLeptonQN
 
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

Lepton

public Lepton()
Constructs a lepton.

Method Detail

spin

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

Specified by:
spin in class QuantumParticle
Returns:
1

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:
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