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I read before that neutrino oscillation is a type of particle decay (that decays back and forth, from one type to the next and comes back to the original particle (among 3 neutrino types?))? If so, *how top quark gain mass from Higgs field by flipping back and forth between top-left to top-right particle is also a type of (back and forth) decay? top-left decays to top-right and decays back to top left and this repeats? Is this flipping a type of decay? If so, how can decaying from one type to the next give top quark mass? higher flipping rate -> higher frequency at rest -> more mass? but how and why can Higgs field force top-left decay (convert) to a top-right and vice versa? * Fig. 5 http://profmattstrassler.com/articles-and-posts/particle-physics-basics/the-known-apparently-elementary-particles/the-known-particles-if-the-higgs-field-were-zero/
Re: neutrino oscillation, right-left flipping, decay, Higgs, mass ->how?
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