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Mesons, which are the particles that mediate the strong force inside the atomic nucleus, are composed of one quark and one antiquark; all known mesons have a charge of −2, −1, 0, 1, or 2. If this is the case, it's a chance for you to learn a little physics. Generalizing to a charge distribution, the weak potential is The potential is zero unless the two particles are in contact. Isotopes vary from one another by the number of neutrons they contain, and they are described with two numbers.

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