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Giancoli's Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition
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Elementary Particles
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32-1: Particles and Accelerators
32-2 to 32-6: Particle Interactions, Particle Exchange
32-7 to 32-11: Resonances, Standard Model, Quarks, QCD, GUT

Question by Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Ed., ©2014, Reprinted by permission of Pearson Education Inc., New York.
Problem 20
Q

The Λ0\Lambda^0 cannot decay by the following reactions. What conservation laws are violated in each of the reactions?

  1. Λ0\Lambda^0 \nrightarrow n + π\pi^-
  2. Λ0\Lambda^0 \nrightarrow p + K\textrm{K}^-
  3. Λ0π++π\Lambda^0 \nrightarrow \pi^+ + \pi^-
A
  1. charge and strangeness not conserved.
  2. strangeness and energy not conserved.
  3. strangeness, baryon number, and spin not conserved.

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