Talk:Neutral current

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Comment about etymology of the name[edit]

The interaction is often incorrectly believed to be called 'neutral' because the Z boson has no electric charge. However, the neutral current that gives the interaction its name is that of the interacting particles.

Aren't the two facts, the interacting particles preserving their charges and the neutrality of the Z boson complimentary? I can't see the difference and justify the comment above. - Fatka (talk · contribs) 07:36, 27 March 2011 (UTC)

I agree, see for example the section "Neutral Current Reaction" on the page for the SNO detector: (talk) 14:56, 31 March 2012 (UTC)


This article seems to use a bit of mathematical symbology that it does not define. For the average user such as myself, it's difficult to follow what these equations describe:

It would be nice to see the meanings/physical implications of , , , , , , and clearly enumerated in this article. At the very least, I feel that links to relevant explanatory articles are necessary. (talk) 14:04, 20 July 2011 (UTC)