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superparticle

(ˈsuːpərˌpɑːtɪkəl)
n
(Atomic Physics) physics (in supersymmetry theory) a theoretical particle that is a partner to an observed particle, having the same mass but a different spin
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Caption: Particle partners: Supersymmetry predicts that the known fundamental particles in physics (left) have superparticle partners (right).
Gauge fixing in the pure spinor formalism for the superparticle includes the 'b-ghost', with the property {Q,b} = [].
Now suppose that this superparticle universe contains a number of particles in an Euclidean sphere of radius c/[H.
Such a complex mass has been called a holon in recognition that it is a superparticle subject at some level to the laws of quantum physics (Hayward, 1997).
The discovery of the single top confirms important parameters of particle physics, including the total number of quarks, and has significance for the ongoing search for the Higgs particle at Fermilab and at the Large Hadron Collider, the world's largest superparticle collider in Switzerland that is expected to begin operations anew this fall after suffering a malfunction last year.
The superparticle is thought to be more massive than its corresponding particle.
For example, if the lightest superparticle turned out to be the wino, the superpartner of the weak force-carrying W boson, that would be consistent with a version of string theory known by the pithy moniker "M-theory compactified on 7-D manifold of [G.
In such a condensate, atomic or subatomic particles share the same quantum state, amassing into what is, in essence, a single superparticle.
Chilled to temperatures barely above absolute zero, theory predicted, the atoms would collectively enter the same quantum state and behave like a single unit, or superparticle, with a specific wavelength.
Instead of becoming a liquid or solid, the entire clump behaves essentially as a single unit, a superparticle.
Using the Discover supercomputer operated by the NASA Center for Climate Simulation at Goddard, the SMACK-driven Beta Pictoris model ran for 11 days and tracked the evolution of 100,000 superparticles over the lifetime of the disk.
If superparticles were to exist the decay would happen far more often.