Five particles that don't exist – yet could change our world

 作者:夏侯克     |      日期:2019-03-15 02:07:11
Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images Move over, electron. Step aside, Higgs boson. The fundamental particles that make up physics’ standard model get a lot of air time. But there is another breed of particle, just as important, that is often overlooked. That’s understandable, for in a sense “quasiparticles” do not exist at all, though they have a lot in common with regular particles and are essential for understanding the world (see “Lessons in reality from particles that don’t exist“). They only pop up within the confines of solid materials,