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 +<​blockquote>​If you take a mirror, and look at a left hand in the mirror, it looks light a right hand. Such a process, which turns something behaving like a left hand into something like a right hand, is called a parity transformation in particle physics.
 +<​cite>​http://​axelmaas.blogspot.de/​2011/​11/​chiral-or-why-left-and-right-is-not.html</​cite></​blockquote>​
  
 Acting with a parity transformation on a system simply means that we create a mirrored copy of it. Another name for a parity transformation is spatial inversions. Acting with a parity transformation on a system simply means that we create a mirrored copy of it. Another name for a parity transformation is spatial inversions.
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