How do complex numbers manifest themselves in the subatomic world?

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Im am very curios as to what role complex numbers might have in nature?
 

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They play a huge role in quantum mechanics. They also are fundamental for describing waves in general.
Elementary particles cannot be described without complex numbers (or something like geometric algebra where the behavior of the complex numbers are described using geometrical structures).
 

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