charge conjugation


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charge conjugation

n. Symbol C
1. A mathematical operator that changes the sign of the charge and of the magnetic moment of every particle in the system to which it is applied.
2. The theoretical conversion of matter to antimatter or of antimatter to matter.
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mu]] are Dirac matrices, and C is charge conjugation matrix.
According to well known theoretical conjectures, supported by experimental observations, the combined charge conjugation and parity symmetry (CP) and time reversal symmetry (I) are closely related by the CPI-theorem.
3] He Self-Compensating Magnetometer," is to perform a high-precision test of combined charge conjugation, parity inversion, and time reversal (CPT) invariance and local Lorentz invariance by comparing the Larmor precession frequencies of potassium (K) and helium 3 ([He.