The chemistry of fractionally charged atoms

Klaus Lackner, G. Zweig

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An effective search for free quarks in matter requires understanding the chemistry of atoms with fractionally charged nuclei. Their chemistry is determined by interpolation in terms of the known chemistry of neutral atoms and ions. Electronegativities and ionic crystal radii of quark atoms are computed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)65-73
Number of pages9
JournalLettere Al Nuovo Cimento Series 2
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1982
Externally publishedYes


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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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