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Wave-Particle Duality in Einstein-de Broglie Programs

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The standard model of particle physics forms a consistent system for universe description. After following quantum mechanics, it derives particles from relativistic quantum fields. Since it does not include gravitation, it describes only one aspect of the universe. In extension of general relativity, Einstein had proposed a symmetrical and complementary approach of physics. In his program, he privileged a relativist field based on representations for physical phenomena, before a precise mathematical description. It allows completing and unifying the universe description, like both eyes for relief vision, and both ears for stereophonic audition. We propose to show it with many simple examples.

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Elbaz, C. (2014) Wave-Particle Duality in Einstein-de Broglie Programs. Journal of Modern Physics, 5, 2192-2199. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2014.518213.


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