Foundations of Physics

, Volume 12, Issue 10, pp 1001–1016 | Cite as

The de Broglie pilot wave theory and the further development of new insights arising out of it

  • D. J. Bohm
  • B. J. Hiley
Part I. Invited Papers Dedicated to Louis De Broglie


We briefly review the history of de Broglie's notion of the “double solution” and of the ideas which developed from this. We then go on to an extension of these ideas to the many-body system, and bring out the nonlocality implied in such an extension. Finally, we summarize further developments that have stemmed from de Broglie's suggestions.


Wave Theory Pilot Wave Pilot Wave Theory Double Solution 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. J. Bohm
    • 1
  • B. J. Hiley
    • 1
  1. 1.Birkbeck College (University of London)London

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