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Titolo: THE METRON MODEL  ELEMENTS OF A UNIFIED DETERMINISTIC THEORY OF FIELDS AND PARTICLES .3. QUANTUM PHENOMENA
Autore: HASSELMANN K;
 Indirizzi:
 MAX PLANCK INST METEOROL,BUNDESSTR 25 D20146 HAMBURG GERMANY
 Titolo Testata:
 Physics essays
fascicolo: 1,
volume: 10,
anno: 1997,
pagine: 64  86
 SICI:
 08361398(1997)10:1<64:TMMEO>2.0.ZU;2L
 Fonte:
 ISI
 Lingua:
 ENG
 Keywords:
 METRON; UNIFIED THEORY; WAVEPARTICLE DUALITY; HIGHERDIMENSIONAL GRAVITY; SOLITONS; EPR PARADOX; BELLS THEOREM; ARROW OF TIME; BRAGG SCATTERING; ATOMIC SPECTRA;
 Tipo documento:
 Article
 Natura:
 Periodico
 Settore Disciplinare:
 Science Citation Index Expanded
 Citazioni:
 15
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 Citazione:
 K. Hasselmann, "THE METRON MODEL  ELEMENTS OF A UNIFIED DETERMINISTIC THEORY OF FIELDS AND PARTICLES .3. QUANTUM PHENOMENA", Physics essays, 10(1), 1997, pp. 6486
Abstract
In the third of this fourpart paper we apply the unified, deterministic model of particles and fields based on the postulated existence ofsolitontype (metron) solutions of the higherdimensional gravitational equations, which was summarized in Part 1 and developed in more detail for the MaxwellDiracEinstein system in Part 2, to explain various quantum phenomena. The waveparticle duality paradoxes, which motivated the formulation of quantum theory, are resolved in terms of the deterministic metron picture. The widely held view, based on Bell's theorem for the EPR experiment, that deterministic hiddenvariable theories are inherently incapable of explaining microphysical phenomena, is shown to be invalid for the metron model. Essential for Bell's theorem is the existence of an arrow of time, which contradicts the time symmetry of the metron model. Following a general discussion of time symmetry, the metron interpretation of the EPR experiment is presented. The wavelike interference phenomena of microphysics are explained by the periodic (de Broglie) far fields of the metron particles. The appearance of interference patterns in particle scattering distributions is attributed to resonant interactions between the particles and the scattered wavefields. The mechanism is illustrated for Bragg scattering and atomic spectra. In the latter case, the existence of discrete atomic spectra results from the resonant interaction between an eigenmode of the metron MarwellDirac system [which is identical to quantum electrodynamics (QED) at the lowestorder tree level] and the orbiting electron. For circular orbits the resonant condition reproduces the Bohr condition. Thus the metron picture of atomic spectra represents an interesting amalgam of QED and the original Bohr orbital theory. The metron formalism for computing radiationinduced or spontaneous transitions between discrete atomic states is shown to be essentially identical to the QED computations at the tree level. It is anticipated, but not demonstrated, that higherorder metron computations will not encounter divergence problems. It remains also to be investigated whether higherorder computations with the metron model will reproduce observed atomic spectra to the same accuracy as QED.
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