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Re: What's a quark?
- To: "B. Fallenstein" <b.fallenstein@xxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: What's a quark?
- From: Tuomas Lukka <lukka@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2001 02:47:18 +0300
- Cc: Tuomas Lukka <lukka@xxxxxxxxxxx>, ZZ Development <zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx>
- In-reply-to: <3B169A6E.190A057@xxxxxx>; from b.fallenstein@xxxxxx on Thu, May 31, 2001 at 09:24:30PM +0200
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> In your new merge terminology, how exactly is a quark defined? Consider
> cell neg and cell pos, which are connected on dimension dim. Are neg's
> posward and pos' negward connection different quarks-- or is the whole
> connection, from neg to pos, a single quark? In the Design Problems doc,
> it sounds like you mean the former, but in the change list code, it
> sounds like the latter.
I think of it more as the latter. But the distinction does not make
it into practice since quarks immdiately bond to form atoms
(physicists talk of "confinement": unlike gravity, the force does