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stacyjones wrote:In de Broglie's wave-mechanics there are two waves. There is the statistical, non-physical wave-function wave and the physical wave in a "subquantic medium" which guides the particle.Wave-particle duality is a moving particle AND its associated wave.
Since 1954, when this passage was written, I have come to support wholeheartedly an hypothesis proposed by Bohm and Vigier. According to this hypothesis, the random perturbations to which the particle would be constantly subjected, and which would have the probability of presence in terms of [the wave-function wave], arise from the interaction of the particle with a “subquantic medium” which escapes our observation and is entirely chaotic, and which is everywhere present in what we call “empty space”.