The pilot-wave dynamics of walking droplets By Daniel M. Harris & John W. M. Bush


The following video illustrates an alternativ approach to Quantum Mechanics and the wave/particle dualism.

Mainly a wave created through the resonance of an particle and an medium guides/pilots the particle based on it’s interaction oscillation. The minimal delay after the creation of the resonance wave and the subsequent contact between particle and wave place the particle on a slight offset to the waves high point and subsequently the wave is pushing or piloting the particle in a certain direction. As the final movement emerges from a iterative interaction the resulting path for each particle emitted by a certain source is somewhat random but shows a probabilistic coherence in the great numbers.

This view is an eyeopener for me and I am very much interested in the limits and possibilities for explaining Quantum Strangeness and if this interpretation might become the mainstream theory one day.

Make sure to check Veritasium for some thoughts and explanation on the above video:

Also watch the amazing footage created by Bryce Parry and Josh Parker:

The theory behind this is called Bohmian Mechanics (de Broglie–Bohm theory). The following video explains the theory:

Further reading can be found here:

De Broglie–Bohm theory

The de Broglie–Bohm theory, also known as the pilot wave theory, Bohmian mechanics, Bohm's interpretation, and the causal interpretation, is an interpretation of quantum mechanics. In addition to a wavefunction on the space of all possible configurations, it also postulates an actual configuration that exists even when unobserved. The evolution over time of the configuration (that is, the positions of all particles or the configuration of all fields) is defined by a guiding equation that is the nonlocal part of the wave function. The evolution of the wave function over time is given by the Schrödinger equation. The theory is named after Louis de Broglie (1892–1987) and David Bohm (1917–1992). The theory is deterministic and explicitly nonlocal: the velocity of any one particle depends on the value of the guiding equation, which depends on the configuration of the system given by its wave function; the latter depends on the boundary conditions of the system, which, in principle, may be the entire universe. The theory results in a measurement formalism, analogous to thermodynamics for classical mechanics, that yields the standard quantum formalism generally associated with the Copenhagen...
Definition from Wikipedia – De Broglie–Bohm theory

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