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Wave-particle duality: tribute to the memory of Yves Couder
Comptes Rendus. Mécanique, Volume 348 (2020) no. 6-7, pp. 537-544.

The story of wave-particle duality in quantum mechanics has been told a thousand times. This modest contribution is to get back to a few points, including memories of a discussion we had on a possible experimental evidence of quantum effects at macroscopic scale, but in a way totally unrelated to the experiments he and his group made quite later to exhibit a model of wave-particle duality. The more general question of interpreting/understanding quantum mechanics will be also scrutinized once more.

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DOI: 10.5802/crmeca.36
Keywords: Yves Couder, Quantum mechanics, Fluid mechanics, Capillarity
Yves Pomeau 1

1 Ladhyx, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France
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