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We know that if we send one electron through 2 slit, the wave function

  1. Dec 6, 2011 #1
    we know that if we send one electron through 2 slit, the wave function on the curtain(detector) is a wave that it's maximum is in the center. and we can find electron anywhere on the curtain according to it's probability. but i want to know whether we observe the electron on all part of the curtain(such as it's wave shape) or we observe only in one point?
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    if we send an electron(just one electron) through the 2slit, then take a point detector(very small detector in a point on the curtain) that makes sound after the electron collision, would we certainly hear any sounds(as a result of attending the electron everywhere) or not(it would just collide with one point that may not be on your point detector)?
     
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  3. Dec 6, 2011 #2

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