Art of electron interacting with nucleus

Art of electron interacting with nucleus

A400/0013 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 35.3MB

Downloadable file size: 2.8MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

This image is part of the feature Jefferson Lab


Caption: Electron-proton collision. Artwork illustrating a collision event between an electron and a proton within the nucleus of a deuterium atom. The nucleus is depicted as collections of down (blue) and up (red) quarks: the proton has two up and one down whilst the neutrons each have two down and one up quark. The colours around the quarks represent aspects of the strong nuclear force binding the quarks together. The electron (orange) approaches the nucleus - its track shown in yellow. As it nears the proton (below centre), it interacts with the proton's down quark (blue) by the exchange of a virtual photon (yellow wavy line).

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: ar, artwork, collision, computer graphic, deuterium, electron quark interaction, electron-proton, electron-proton collision, interaction, mechanics, nucleus, particle, physics, qed, quantum electrodynamics, subatomic

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.