The European Physical Journal A

, Volume 41, Issue 2, pp 279-298

First online:

Hadronic parity violation and effective field theory

  • B. R. HolsteinAffiliated withDepartment of Physics-LGRT, University of Massachusetts

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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 symmetries 21.30.Fe Forces in hadronic systems and effective interactions 25.20.-x Photonuclear reactions 25.40.Lw Radiative capture