scalar field

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Noun1.scalar field - a field of scalars
field - (mathematics) a set of elements such that addition and multiplication are commutative and associative and multiplication is distributive over addition and there are two elements 0 and 1; "the set of all rational numbers is a field"
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In hindsight, the partial success of W & F's method was due to changing the vector e-m waves to scalar waves, during their calculation so that in effect they were calculating scalar quantum waves, even though they assumed the final sum of waves had vector properties.
Then, its wave structure is easily found as a solution of the scalar wave equation to get a quantum-wave electron that is based upon only two fundamental principles of Nature.
Wolff, (6,7) Mead, (8) and Haselhurst (13) explored the Scalar Wave Equation and found that its solutions form a quantum-wave structure, possessing all the electron's experimental properties, eliminating the paradoxes of quantum mechanics and cosmology.