parity conservation


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parity conservation

n.
A principle in physics stating that two systems that are mirror images of each other, such as left-spinning and right-spinning particles, should behave identically. The principle does not hold for weak interactions of subatomic particles.
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Experimental test of parity conservation in beta decay.
Lee, "Question of Parity Conservation in weak interactions", Phys.
Sorensen, Test of Parity Conservation in p-p Scattering, Phys.