kaon
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈkeɪˌɑn/
Noun

kaon (plural kaons)

  1. (particle) any of four unstable subatomic particles, mesons, they are a combination of a strange quark or antiquark and either an up or down quark or antiquark
    • K0: strange quark + down antiquark
    • K0* (antiparticle of K0): down quark + strange antiquark
    • K+: strange quark + up antiquark
    • K- (antiparticle of K+): up quark + strange antiquark
Translations
  • French: kaon
  • German: Kaon
  • Italian: kaone
  • Portuguese: káon
  • Russian: као́н

KAON
Noun

kaon

  1. Acronym of Karlsruhe ontology



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