org.jscience.physics.quantum.particles
Class Pion

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
                      extended by org.jscience.physics.quantum.particles.Pion
All Implemented Interfaces:
java.io.Serializable
Direct Known Subclasses:
PiPlus, PiZero

public abstract class Pion
extends Meson

A class representing pions.

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
Pion()
          Constructs a pion.
 
Method Summary
 int isospin()
          Returns the number of 1/2 units of isospin.
 int strangeQN()
          Returns the strangeness number.
 
Methods inherited from class org.jscience.physics.quantum.particles.Meson
baryonQN, 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, isospinZ
 
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

Pion

public Pion()
Constructs a pion.

Method Detail

isospin

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

Specified by:
isospin in class QuantumParticle
Returns:
2

strangeQN

public final int strangeQN()
Returns the strangeness number.

Specified by:
strangeQN in class QuantumParticle
Returns:
0