parity conservation


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parity conservation

[′par·əd·ē ‚kän·sər′vā·shən]
(quantum mechanics)
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Experimental test of parity conservation in beta decay.
Lee, "Question of Parity Conservation in weak interactions", Phys.
(1957) Experimental test of parity conservation in beta decay.
To explain the tau-theta puzzle, Lee began to realize, one might have to go up against one of the most cherished dogmas of modern physics, parity conservation. To physicists, the parity of a particle was indicated by a number such as +1, -1/2, or +1/4.