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First-Forbidden Beta Decay

Weidenmüller, Hans A. (1961) First-Forbidden Beta Decay. Reviews of Modern Physics, 33 (4). pp. 574-607. ISSN 0034-6861. doi:10.1103/RevModPhys.33.574.

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In the last few years study of the laws of β decay has been the object of many experimental and theoretical investigations. As a consequence, the form of the nuclear (β-decay interaction is now well-established. We know that β decay violates parity conservation completely, and can be written V-A for electron (negaton) emission (TEN 58).

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Additional Information:© 1961 The American Physical Society. The survey of the literature was closed on October 1, 1960. This work was performed under the auspices of the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission. The author expresses his deep gratitude to Professor F. Boehm, without whose permanent encouragement and interest this paper would have never been completed, and who carefully read the manuscript. For the treatment of the (β-decay density matrix in Appendixes I and II, he owes thanks to Professor J. H. D. Jensen (University of Heidelberg) for many remarks and comments. He wants to acknowledge the kind hospitality of the California Institute of Technology.
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