What is spin as it relates to subatomic particles?

What is spin as it relates to subatomic particles?


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Saurabh Koranglekar
askIITians Faculty 10336 Points
2 years ago
Spinis the total angular momentum, or intrinsic angular momentum, of a body. Thespinsof elementaryparticlesare analogous to thespinsof macroscopic bodies. ... So are thespinsof other composite objects such as atoms,atomicnuclei and protons (which are made of quarks)
Vikas TU
14149 Points
2 years ago
In quantum mechanics and particle physics, spin is an intrinsic form of angular momentum carried by elementary particles, composite particles (hadrons), and atomic nuclei. Spin is one of two types of angular momentum in quantum mechanics, the other being orbital angular momentum.

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