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Derivation of the Meaning of the Wave Function

Gao, Shan (2011) Derivation of the Meaning of the Wave Function. [Preprint]

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    Abstract

    We show that the physical meaning of the wave function can be derived based on the established parts of quantum mechanics. It turns out that the wave function represents the state of random discontinuous motion of particles, and its modulus square determines the probability density of the particles appearing in certain positions in space.


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    Item Type: Preprint
    Keywords: wave function, protective measurement, charge density, random discontinuous motion of particles, dispositional property, propensity
    Subjects: General Issues > Determinism/Indeterminism
    Specific Sciences > Probability/Statistics
    Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
    Depositing User: Mr. Shan Gao
    Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2011 10:21
    Last Modified: 28 Nov 2011 10:21
    Item ID: 8919
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/8919

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