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Jul22-08, 02:15 PM
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What is the difference between chirality and helicity? I know, that helicity shows the handedness of the particle. For example, we have a right-handed electron if its spin is aligned in the direction of its propagation. The concept of chirality is a bit similar to that of helicity, but something more abstract, I guess. Could maybe anyone explain what the chirality is and tell its difference from helicity?
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