Update on CP-Violation

  • Val L. Fitch


In the surroundings of a lovely, medieval, walled town high on a mountain, it is perhaps not inappropriate to begin with a few historical observations. First, it has been slightly more than 50 years since Dirac proposed his famous equation which has contained in it, intrinsic in its structure, the notion of antimatter. And completely independent, without knowledge of the theoretical developments, Carl Anderson discovered the positron, the antimatter twin of the electron. Now, of course, we are very sophisticated and recognize that the existence of antimatter — symmetric with matter — is a natural consequence of the joining of relativity and quantum mechanics.1


Quark Model Electric Dipole Moment Charge Asymmetry Reversal Invariance Higgs Exchange 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Val L. Fitch
    • 1
  1. 1.Princeton UniversityPrincetonUSA

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