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Complementarity

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  1. a basic principle of quantum theory closely identified with the Copenhagen interpretation, and refers to effects such as the wave–particle duality, in which different measurements made on a system reveal it to have either particle-like or wave-like

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  2. Various neutron interferometry experiments demonstrate the subtleness of the notions of duality and complementarity in an interesting way

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  3. a term from physics

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  4. in the narrow orthodox form, it is stated that a single quantum mechanical entity can either behave as a particle or as wave, but never simultaneously as both

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  5. that a stronger manifestation of the particle nature leads to a weaker manifestation of the wave nature and vice versa

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