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I Wave-particle duality general question

  1. May 7, 2017 #1

    referframe

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    I just read the following paper that was written in 2014: https://arxiv.org/abs/1403.4687

    It proposes that wave-particle duality and the momentum-position uncertainty (entropic) principle are physically the same phenomena.

    The paper was discussed at some length in this forum in the following thread: https://www.physicsforums.com/threads/quantum-mechanics-just-got-less-complicated-really.788438/

    One of the main conclusions of the above discussion was that the wave-particle duality was not an important subject because most of the time "quantum objects" behave like neither waves nor particles.

    My question: What are some examples of non-relativistic quantum events in which quantum objects behave like neither waves nor particles?

    Thanks in advance.
     
    Last edited: May 7, 2017
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  3. May 7, 2017 #2

    PeterDonis

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    Electrons in atoms.
     
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