Chronology of Milestone Events in Particle Physics - BENNETT 1967
Chronology of Milestone Events in Particle Physics

BENNETT 1967

Bennett, S.; Nygren, D.; Saal, H.; Steinberger, J.; Sunderland, J.;
Measurement of the Charge Asymmetry in the Decay KL e±
Phys. Rev. Lett. 19 (1967) 993;

Abstracts
The charge asymmetry = (+ - -)/(+ + -) for the electron in the decay of the longlived neutral kaon to pion, and neutrino has been measured. We find asymmetry = (+2.24 0.36) x 10-3. The result shows that CP symmetry is not conserved in this process.

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Related references
See also
P. A. M. Dirac, Proc. Camb. Phil. Soc. 26 (1930) 361;
J. A. Helland et al., Phys. Rev. 134 (1964) B1079;
J. A. Helland et al., Phys. Rev. 134 (1964) B1062;

Reactions
  KL + e e qnc
  KL e+ e qnc

Particles studied
  KL pw

Record comments
Evidence for CP violation in semileptonic decays of the KL.
    
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