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There is nothing special about overlapping wavefunctions.

Sure, just follow the equations of quantum mechanics.Then if that is possible can you determine the time period at which that overlap will occur.

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also doesn't the overlap of wave functions represent the space at which the particle is in a state of randomness shifting between the two states until we look at the system and the the overlap collapse into one of the wave functions again

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No.also doesn't the overlap of wave functions represent the space at which the particle is in a state of randomness shifting between the two states until we look at the system and the the overlap collapse into one of the wave functions again

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also doesn't the overlap of wave functions represent the space at which the particle is in a state of randomness shifting between the two states until we look at the system and the the overlap collapse into one of the wave functions again

As Mfb said - no.

But I suspect you have some misconceptions about what a wavefunction is. The following may be helpful in sorting those out:

http://www.scottaaronson.com/democritus/lec9.html

Thanks

Bill

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