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Electron
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The first few hydrogen atom electron orbitals shown as cross-sections with color-coded probability density

Classification
Elementary particle
Fermion
Lepton
First Generation
Electron
Properties
Mass: 9.109 3826(16) × 10−31 kg
11836.152 672 61(85) amu
0.510 998 918(44) MeV/c2Template:Inote
Electric Charge: −1.602 176 53(14) × 10−19 C
Spin: ½
Color Charge: none
Interaction: Gravity, Electromagnetic,
Weak

The electron is a fundamental subatomic particle that carries a negative electric charge. See also electron [1]]

In industryEdit

Electron beams are used in welding as well as lithography.

UsageEdit

Electron microscopes are used to magnify details up to 500,000 times. Quantum effects of electrons are used in Scanning tunneling microscope to study features at the atomic scale.

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