Foundations of Physics

, Volume 22, Issue 10, pp 1217–1265

Wave-particle dualism and the interpretation of quantum mechanics

  • C. Dewdney
  • G. Horton
  • M. M. Lam
  • Z. Malik
  • M. Schmidt
Part I. Invited Papers Dedicated To Louis De Broglie

Abstract

The realist interpretations of quantum theory, proposed by de Broglie and by Bohm, are re-examined and their differences, especially concerning many-particle systems and the relativistic regime, are explored. The impact of the recently proposed experiments of Vigier et al. and of Ghose et al. on the debate about the interpretation of quantum mechanics is discussed. An indication of how de Broglie and Bohm would account for these experimental results is given.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Dewdney
    • 1
  • G. Horton
    • 1
  • M. M. Lam
    • 1
  • Z. Malik
    • 1
  • M. Schmidt
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Applied PhysicsUniversity of PortsmouthPortsmouthUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsUniversity of BremenBremenGermany

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