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If we take case a) it proves the C and P are independly violated (neutrinos are left handed)
The component of spin along the direction of motion is:
1 for the photon (bosons can have spin + or  1)
1/2 for the neutrino (fermions can have spin + or  1/2)
So the total spin along the direction of motion is 3/2 which by the conservation of AM equals the spin of initial electron (the 'reactant' if you will). But this electron can only have a spin of + 1/2 or  1/2, not 3/2 (or +3/2)!!
Can someone explain what I am not managing to understand. Thanks:)
If we take case a) it proves the C and P are independly violated (neutrinos are left handed)
The component of spin along the direction of motion is:
1 for the photon (bosons can have spin + or  1)
1/2 for the neutrino (fermions can have spin + or  1/2)
So the total spin along the direction of motion is 3/2 which by the conservation of AM equals the spin of initial electron (the 'reactant' if you will). But this electron can only have a spin of + 1/2 or  1/2, not 3/2 (or +3/2)!!
Can someone explain what I am not managing to understand. Thanks:)
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