Parity transformation changes helicity

Renaissance Universal

This post is the continuation of the Parity Transformation tutorial where I demonstrated the parity transformation in 2D by using the shape of letter L.

parity_letter_L

Figure (1)

The image to the left of the vertical axis is the reflection of the letter L in the vertical axis. The image below the horizontal axis is the reflection of the letter L in the horizontal axis. Remember, we are restricted to 2D in this example, we are not allowed to rotate through the non-existing 3rd dimension.

In today’s discussion I will use the L shape to demonstrate the parity transformation as well but this time the L shape has an arrow.

parity (2)Figure (2)

Again, notice that in Figure (2) the image to the left of the vertical axis is the reflection of the letter L in the vertical axis. The image below the horizontal axis is the reflection of the letter L in the horizontal…

View original post 331 more words

Advertisements

About Standard Climate

Interested in all things about the Planet.
This entry was posted in McSafavi. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s