The asymmetric Kerr metric as a source of CP violation
Hadley, Mark J.. (2011) The asymmetric Kerr metric as a source of CP violation. EPL (Europhysics Letters), Vol.95 (No.2). Article 21003. ISSN 0295-5075
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1209/0295-5075/95/21003
All experimental evidence for violation of discrete spacetime symmetries: Parity and Time reversal and the related Charge conjugation/Parity combination (P, T and CP respectively) has been obtained on earth in a gravitational potential that is P and T anisotropic. It is suggested that the origin of the observed CP violation is the scalar field equal to the frame dragging term $d\phi dt$ in the Kerr metric of a spinning massive body. The galaxy would be the largest such source. Indirect evidence of such an effect would be anisotropic decay products when plotted in a reference frame defined by the fixed stars. As a consequence, CP violation would be very much greater near compact astrophysical objects with large angular momentum.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Physics|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||CP violation (Nuclear physics)|
|Journal or Publication Title:||EPL (Europhysics Letters)|
|Publisher:||Institute of Physics Publishing Ltd.|
|Page Range:||Article 21003|
|Access rights to Published version:||Open Access|
 Wu C. S., Ambler E., Hayward R. W., Hoppes D. D.
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