Parity and Time Reversal Symmetry Violation in Atoms and Molecules

  • G. L. Greene
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Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 98)

Abstract

The importance, beauty and wide applicability of symmetry principles in physics have long been appreciated. The fact that such principles are empirical statements whose validity requires experimental verification has only more recently been explicitly realized. This realization has stimulated a remarkably fruitful series of investigations into the fundamental symmetries of nature which continues today.

Keywords

Xenon Schiff Thallium 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. L. Greene
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  1. 1.Gibbs Laboratory, Physics DepartmentYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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