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A new quantum theory in accordance with Islamic science

Jaafar, Ab. Nasir and Wahiddin, Mohamed Ridza (2016) A new quantum theory in accordance with Islamic science. In: Islamic perspectives on science and technology: selected conference papers. Springer Singapore, Singapore, pp. 237-255. ISBN 978-981-287-777-2

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Abstract

Wave-particle duality is one of the many strange phenomena observed in the quantum world that desperately requires a new theory. Such a theory is proposed herein through a metaphysical approach based on the Qur’an and the principles of Islamic science, supplemented by philosophical rational arguments. Interpreting relevant Qur’anic verses, together with the pairing concept and the one-to-one correspondence principle, manages to facilitate some detailed explanations regarding the wave-particle duality of an electron. Scientific analysis indicates an electron can consist of both a unit electrical charge and a permanent magnet, which all reflects on its wave-particle duality behaviour as per experimental observations. Though physicists are currently only considering the existence of the induced magnetic field, the presence of which is due to the spin of the electron, the new theory postulates that a permanent magnetic field is additionally present. Furthermore, the electrical charge and the permanent magnetism could be considered as potential energy, which is also believed to be possibly the zero point energy that has been observed to exist, but has yet to be properly explained. Based on this new theory, a mathematical equation has been derived to calculate the postulated potential energy of an electron. Islamic science in this case appears to have demonstrated its significance in proposing a new perspective in the exploration of the mysterious quantum world.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 3760/52609
Uncontrolled Keywords: Electron Islamic science principles Permanent magnet Potential energy, Quantum theory, Quantum physics, Wave-particle duality
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology
Depositing User: Professor Dr Mohamed Ridza Wahiddin
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2017 16:15
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2017 22:31
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/52609

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