Foundations of Physics

, Volume 12, Issue 11, pp 1087–1112 | Cite as

On the direct observability of quantum waves

  • F. Selleri
Part II. Invited Papers Dedicated To Louis De Broglie

Abstract

Fundamental experiments on the dual nature of atomic entities (photons, electrons, neutrons, etc.) can be interpreted in terms of “empty” waves not carrying energy and momentum. Similar points of view were advanced in famous papers by Einstein, de Broglie, Bohr, and Born. Recent proposals could lead to experimental tests of this idea, using low intensity photon beams, thanks to modern experimental apparatuses.

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Experimental Test Photon Beam Similar Point Dual Nature Recent Proposal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Selleri
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  1. 1.Istituto di FisicaUniversità di Bari, INFN, Sezione di BariItaly

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