Particle-physics



noun
1.
the branch of physics that deals with the properties and behavior of elementary particles.
noun
1.
the study of fundamental particles and their properties Also called high-energy physics
particle physics
The branch of physics that deals with subatomic particles. See also quantum field theory, quantum mechanics.

The branch of science devoted to the study of the basic constituents of matter, particularly the constituents of the atomic nucleus.

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