Symmetries in nuclear β decay

Frank P. Calaprice

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A summary is presented of experiments which test time reversal invariance in nuclear beta decay. The principal measurements are of the angular correlation {Mathematical expression} for which in neutron and19Ne beta decay one finds an upper limit of D≲10-3. As a second topic we also summarize the status of certain angular correlation measurements that bear on the question of second class currents.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-49
Number of pages25
JournalHyperfine Interactions
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - Jan 1978

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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