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Hadrons and Nuclei
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Eur. Phys. J. A 24, s2.171-s2.174 (2005)
DOI: 10.1140/epjad/s2005-04-043-9

Parity violation in nuclear systems

B. Desplanques

Laboratoire de Physique Subatomique et de Cosmologie (UMR CNRS/IN2P3-UJF-INPG), F-38026 Grenoble Cedex, France

(Received 15 October 2004 / Published online 08 February 2005)


Parity violation in nuclear systems is reviewed. A few ingredients relevant to the description of the parity-violating nucleon-nucleon force in terms of meson exchanges are reminded. Effects in nuclear systems are then considered. They involve pp scattering, some complex nuclei and the deuteron system.

PACS: 24.80.+y Nuclear tests of fundamental interactions and symmetries

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