conservation of parity

noun

the principle that the parity of the total wave function describing a system of elementary particles is conserved. In fact it is not conserved in weak interactions

Nearby words

  1. conservation of energy,
  2. conservation of lepton number,
  3. conservation of linear momentum,
  4. conservation of mass,
  5. conservation of momentum,
  6. conservationist,
  7. conservatism,
  8. conservative,
  9. conservative baptist,
  10. conservative jew

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