org.jscience.physics.quantum.particles
Class Meson

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.Hadron
                  extended by org.jscience.physics.quantum.particles.Meson
All Implemented Interfaces:
java.io.Serializable
Direct Known Subclasses:
AntiKaon, AntiPion, Eta, Kaon, Pion

public abstract class Meson
extends Hadron

A class representing mesons.

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

Meson

public Meson()
Constructs a meson.

Method Detail

spin

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

Specified by:
spin in class QuantumParticle
Returns:
0

baryonQN

public final int baryonQN()
Returns the baryon number.

Specified by:
baryonQN in class QuantumParticle
Returns:
0