Double-slit experiments illustrate proof for wave-particle complementarity. The essence of Einstein-Bohr's debate about wave-particle duality was whether the momentum transfer between a particle and a recoiling slit could mark the path, thus destroying the interference. We realized this recoiling double-slit gedanken experiment by resonant X-ray photoemission from molecular oxygen for geometries near equilibrium (coupled slits) and in a dissociative state far away from equilibrium (decoupled slits). Interference is observed in the former case, while the electron momentum transfer quenches the interference in the latter case.
|ジャーナル||Journal of Physics: Conference Series|
|出版ステータス||Published - 2015 9 7|
|イベント||29th International Conference on Photonic, Electronic and Atomic Collisions, ICPEAC 2015 - Toledo, Spain|
継続期間: 2015 7 22 → 2015 7 28
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