1 August 2007 What is a quantum particle?
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Proceedings Volume 6785, ROMOPTO 2006: Eighth Conference on Optics; 67850R (2007) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.756857
Event: ROMOPTO 2006: Eighth Conference on Optics, 2006, Sibiu, Romania
Abstract
We prove that a beam of non-quantum particles going through a double-slit may concentrate in some locations while avoiding others. Their detection shows maxima and minima which do not appear from the interference of some waves, but are a consequence of the interaction between particles and the screen. The model is an application of cellular automata. This behaviour is the result of two assumptions: we allow small diffusions on both sides of the main stream of particles; particles are reflected by the screen as if the obstacle would be a particle supplier. We attempt an explanation of these results.
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Alexandru Lupascu, Alexandru Lupascu, } "What is a quantum particle?", Proc. SPIE 6785, ROMOPTO 2006: Eighth Conference on Optics, 67850R (1 August 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.756857; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.756857
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