A convention governing nomenclature, normalization, notation and coordinate systems to be used in reporting results on spin‐polarization effects in nuclear physics was adopted at the Third International Polarization Symposium held in September at Madison, Wisc. The Madison Convention is designed to eliminate most of the ambiguity and confusion that has existed in some of the deuteron polarization literature as a result of authors using different normalizations, notation and coordinate systems. It is expected that journals publishing nuclear‐physics papers will encourage authors to follow the convention.

This content is only available via PDF.
You do not currently have access to this content.