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Wave packet spreading

  1. Oct 31, 2008 #1
    How particle delocalization can be experimentally verified?

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  3. Nov 1, 2008 #2

    Hans de Vries

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    A very nice example is Akira Tonomura's electron double-slit experiment which shows
    that the electron's wave function spreads to at least multiple micrometers.

    http://www.hqrd.hitachi.co.jp/em/doubleslit.cfm

    Regards, Hans
     
  4. Nov 1, 2008 #3
    Thank you for the precise answer.
     
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