Can a neutron act as a wave? Can the wave of light superpose with the wave of neutrons?

dalllc 2022-09-06 Answered
Can a neutron act as a wave? Can the wave of light superpose with the wave of neutrons?
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Garrett Valenzuela
Answered 2022-09-07 Author has 9 answers
Yes. Neutrons can be easily manipulated into circumstances in which they exhibit wavelengths, and can be diffracted.
Photons interact most strongly with charged particles, but will also interact with neutral particles which possess a magnetic moment, which the neutron does. This effect appears at high energies; most of the time the photon scatters off the neutron.
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