Complementarity and the uncertainty relations

  title={Complementarity and the uncertainty relations},
  author={Gunnar Bj{\"o}rk and Jonas S{\"o}derholm and Alexei Trifonov and Tedros Tsegaye and Anders Karlsson},
A fundamental notion of quantum mechanics is complementarity which expresses the fact that any quantum system has at least two properties that cannot simultaneously be known. One of these complementary property pairs, and perhaps the historically most important, is the wave-particle duality. A quantum system has both particle-like and wave-like properties. However, observation of one property precludes the observation of the other. Recently several quantitative expressions of this specific… CONTINUE READING


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