What underlying structure/framework defines the charge of an antiparticle or regular particle (specifically a proton)? [duplicate]
I can't seem to find an answer to this. For a given configuration, say for a Hydrogen atom: the proton has properties which give it a positive charge. This is a known truth. Now lets take Hydrogen's ...
I am trying to understand the charge conjugation operator. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C_parity Because the operator is Hermitian, this seems to imply that there is a (possibly spontaneous?) ...
I'm wondering why the 'C' in CPT - charge conjugation - refers specifically to electric charge. Of course you could say that C is just defined as $e^+ \leftrightarrow e^-$... but there has to be ...
The mass of an elementary particle in string theory is related with the way the string vibrates. The more frantically a string vibrates the more energy it posses and hence the more massive it is. My ...