The European Physical Journal A

, Volume 41, Issue 2, pp 279–298

Hadronic parity violation and effective field theory

  • B. R. Holstein

DOI: 10.1140/epja/i2009-10798-1

Cite this article as:
Holstein, B.R. Eur. Phys. J. A (2009) 41: 279. doi:10.1140/epja/i2009-10798-1


The history and phenomenology of hadronic parity violation is reviewed and a new model-independent approach based on effective field theory is developed. Possible future developments are discussed.


11.30.Er Charge conjugation, parity, time reversal, and other discrete symmetries21.30.Fe Forces in hadronic systems and effective interactions25.20.-x Photonuclear reactions25.40.Lw Radiative capture

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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. R. Holstein
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physics-LGRTUniversity of MassachusettsAmherstUSA