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Symmetry limit properties of decay amplitudes with mirror matter admixtures

Research paper by Gabriel Sanchez-Colon, Augusto Garcia

Indexed on: 19 Oct '06Published on: 19 Oct '06Published in: High Energy Physics - Phenomenology



Abstract

We extend our previous analysis on the symmetry limit properties of non-leptonic and weak radiative decay amplitudes of hyperons in a scheme of mirror matter admixtures in physical hadrons to include the two-body non-leptonic decays of $\Omega^-$ and the two photon and two pion decays of kaons. We show that the so-called parity-conserving amplitudes predicted for all the decays vanish in the strong flavor SU(3) symmetry limit. We also establish the specific conditions under which the corresponding so-called parity-violating amplitudes vanish in the same limit.