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Subject: Why/how is electric charge quantized?

Date: Thu Jun 27 02:49:37 2013
Posted by el
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I am curious. I would like to know if there is deep mechanism/reason behind the

Why/how is electric charge quantized? How is this connected to electron spin? Is
electric charge always found with non-zero "spin" (or multiples of spin 1/2)? If
so, how/why?

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