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Exotic atom

An exotic atom is an atom, which is to say a system of particles held together primarily by the force due to electric charge, containing one or more unusual constituents. Electrons may be replaced by other negative particles, e.g. a muon or a pi-minus, or the positively charged nucleus can be replaced by other positively charged elementary particles.

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