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written by Carl Rod Nave
This HyperPhysics webpage contains a description of "color force" and "color charge." These are concepts in the "quark model," which explains interactions of protons, neutrons, and other particles. Numerous links provide background information.

This page is part of the HyperPhysics Collection--many short, illustrated pages on various areas of physics and astronomy.
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Modern Physics
- Nuclear Physics
= Models of the Nucleus
- Informal Education
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
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Physics To Go This resource was a Physics To Go feature from August 1, 2007 until August 16, 2007. View the feature here!

Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2001 C.R. Nave
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Keywords: Proton, gluon, meson, neutron, strong interaction
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