Isospin and SU(3)-Symmetry

  • Harald Fritzsch
Part of the Classic Texts in the Sciences book series (CTS)


In 1911 Ernest Rutherford discovered that an atom consists of a small positively charged nucleus, surrounded by a cloud of electrons. Almost all of the mass of an atom is located in the nucleus, with a very small contribution from the electron cloud.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harald Fritzsch
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  1. 1.Physik-DepartmentLudwig-Maximilians-UniversitätMünchenGermany

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