Interpretation of the Results of the Real Wheeler’s Experience
Engineering Mathematics
Volume 2, Issue 2, December 2018, Pages: 86-88
Received: Oct. 1, 2018; Accepted: Oct. 18, 2018; Published: Nov. 14, 2018
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Parfentev Nikolay Andreevich, All Russian Institute of Optical Physic Measurements (VNIIOFI), Moscow, Russia
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The problem of the dualism of properties of quantum objectsis still one of the constantly debated problems of physics. To solve this problem, Wheeler proposed a thought experiment with a change in diffraction conditions for a separately flying particle. Interpretation of real experiments on the diffraction scattering of microparticles suggests that their behavior is determined by both their past and their future state. The purpose of this paper is to explain the obtained paradoxical result by the methods of classical physics. The concept of the temporal state of an object is introduced, which is equal to the square root of the pulse, analogous to the wave function in quantum mechanics. The novelty of the adopted approach is to describe the interaction of the current temporary state, both with the past and with the future temporary states. In this case, the interaction forces are proportional to the product of neighboring temporary states and inversely proportional to the time interval between these temporary states. The range of applicability of the proposed model is limited by speeds that are significantly lower than the speed of light, as well as by the condition of relatively small (compared to speed) temporal velocity increments. On the basis of the adopted method, formulas of classical dynamics for uniformly accelerated motion and motion along a circle are derived. In the framework of new ideas, the principle of equality of action and reaction is justified for the force of inertia.
Wheeler's Problem, Dynamic Laws, Inertia Force
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Parfentev Nikolay Andreevich, Interpretation of the Results of the Real Wheeler’s Experience, Engineering Mathematics. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2018, pp. 86-88. doi: 10.11648/j.engmath.20180202.15
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