Proposal of an Experiment to Investigate Properties of the Neutron Wave-Packet

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Vladimir Ignatovich, Frank Laboratory of Neutron Physics, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, 6-Joliot-Curie, Dubna Moscow region, 141980, Russia

The concept of the coherence length of the neutron is explored. The generally accepteddefinition of a Gaussian wave packet based on the method of the beam preparation, andthe singular de Broglie's wave packet are considered. Possible ways of measuring thecoherence length are discussed.

wave packet, coherence length, polarization, superposition, interference

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Vladimir Ignatovich, Proposal of an Experiment to Investigate Properties of the Neutron Wave-Packet , SCIREA Journal of Physics. Volume 1, Issue 1, October 2016 | PP. 11-22.


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