The W Boson:
Production & Decay


The W boson can be produced from proton / anti-proton collisions but, like the Z boson, it is an unstable particle and decays almost immediately. As with the Z° boson there are leptonic and hadronic decay modes, however the W boson can have a charge of ±e.
 
decay modes of the W boson


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