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Old May 4th 2011, 08:56 AM   #1
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why a wave cant interact with the particle on the basis of quantum physics?
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Old May 4th 2011, 10:30 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by electra View Post
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why a wave cant interact with the particle on the basis of quantum physics?
I don't see any reason why they couldn't interact.

However the Mathematics of the situation is easier if we choose one or the other. When considering interactions between two particles it is simpler to deal with particles that interact as quanta of fields rather than overlapping waves. (Though the wave approach is, of course, possible.)

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