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Can the wave function be considered a real wave?

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  1. Sep 24, 2015 #1

    ajv

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    In QM, the wave function is a wave in hilbert space. But is it possible that it is a physical wave in physical space? I think that there are a few interpretations/theories of QM that describe it as a physical wave.
     
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  3. Sep 24, 2015 #2

    jtbell

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    What exactly do you mean by "physical wave"?
     
  4. Sep 25, 2015 #3

    Demystifier

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    And what exactly do you mean by "physical" space? How many dimensions the physical space is supposed to have?
     
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