Question
(a) Is the decay $\Sigma^- \to n + \pi^-$ possible considering the appropriate conservation laws? State why or why not. (b) Write the decay in terms of the quark constituents of the particles.
1. Yes, this spontaneous decay is possible.
2. $\textrm{dds} \to \textrm{udd} + \bar{\textrm{u}}\textrm{d}$
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