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A short-term movement that goes against the general trend. For example, if the DJIA rallies on a given trading day but overall is in the midst of a prolonged bear market, the rally is called a wave against the bearish tide.
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Such fields distort the wave-particle duality of economic quanta, warp the flow of informational quanta (ideas, data), steer patterns of innovation, trap (to some extent) the flows of investment capital, mutually interact in complex ways (e.
This principle, along with wave-particle duality and superposition of states, is crucial to our discussion of quantum computation and communication.
Additionally, the physical intensity waves of STCED help us understand the physics of wave-particle duality and resolve the paradoxes of quantum theory.
The LT visualizes these fundamental issues, now free of wave-particle duality.
Towards a predictive model of subtle domain connection to the physical domain aspect of reality: origins of wave-particle duality, electricmagnetic monopoles and the mirror principle.
This cohesive book begins with the wavefunction to develop the basic principles of quantum mechanics such as the uncertainty principle and wave-particle duality.
We have noted that this decomposition into a dilatation with rest-mass energy density and a massless transverse wave distortion, is somewhat reminiscent of wave-particle duality, with the transverse mode corresponding to the wave aspects and the longitudinal mode corresponding to the particle aspects.
Figuratively speaking, wave-particle duality has been reduced to a wave-particle singularity that stretches along a single A-line in five-space.
The key to all types of interferometry lies in quantum mechanics' wave-particle duality.