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Imaging a Parallel Dimension

  1. Oct 12, 2014 #1
    Assuming that the double slit experiment creates interference patterns when electrons interact with themselves (or 'other' selves) from a parallel 'space' - one wonders if one can 'image', or at least gain more information about that other 'space' (dare I use the word 'dimension'?) in which the 'other' electrons originated.

    I know there's lots of assumptions here - but stay with me...

    If we increase/decrease the spacing of the gaps in the double slit experiment slowly (within tolerances), one would expect the experiment to continue to work with the interference pattern changing in time to match the changes in the spacing.

    However if we make the changes at, say, a TV signal frequency would the the changes keep up exactly, or would there be a slight difference? If we vary the spacing with a live TV signal of the experimenter, the electrons would still form an interference pattern, varying at the same TV signal frequency. Any discrepancies between the expected interference pattern and the actual received interference pattern would be the difference between the TV signal from here to the one generated (or 'experienced' by the 'other' electrons).

    I know there are many naive assumptions here - but what if the 'other' electrons (those with which 'our' electrons interfere with) come from a close parallel dimension? If there are any viewable differences - we should be able to detect them. Maybe the experimenter in the other dimension as a beard? If that's so we should be able to see it.

    If we get no differences between the expected and actual received interference patterns this may be because the 'other' electrons originate from this 'dimension' (i.e. there's no 'dimensionality' element at all or maybe close dimensions collapse back to each other) or that the other 'dimension' is so close to ours as to make no detectable difference. I.e. The result is inconclusive. I fear this is the most likely result.

    Other possibilities include interactions with many other 'dimensions' simultaneously, which may degrade the generated TV image - perhaps to an unrecognisable signal of pink noise.

    Nevertheless any other results would be interesting in their own right.
     
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  3. Oct 17, 2014 #2
    Thanks for the post! Sorry you aren't generating responses at the moment. Do you have any further information, come to any new conclusions or is it possible to reword the post?
     
  4. Oct 17, 2014 #3

    Drakkith

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    No, there is no known way to communicate with or detect a parallel dimension.
     
  5. Oct 17, 2014 #4

    DaveC426913

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    The electrons are interfering with themselves. (More accurately, their wavefunctions.) There are no 'other' electrons.
     
  6. Oct 17, 2014 #5

    Drakkith

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    Since the OP's question has been answered and discussion of parallel universe is not allowed, I'm going to lock this thread.
     
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