muon definition

  • noun:
    • An elementary particle in lepton family (perhaps not a meson), having a mass 209 times compared to the electron, a poor electric fee, and a mean duration of 2.2 × 10-6 seconds. Also referred to as mu-meson. See Table at subatomic particle.
    • An unstable primary particle into the lepton family members, having similar properties into the electron however with a mass 209 times better.
    • an elementary particle with a poor charge and a half-life of 2 microsecond; decays to electron and neutrino and antineutrino

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