In a spin

Quantum Spin Liquids – yet another state of matter, long predicted, have finally been found. See this article <– click

How do the effects of quantum spin liquidity upon the electron fit in with a probability wave theory of matter?

Waves can add up. You get constructive and destructive interference with waves. There is no reason a probability wave should be any different. If the presences (plural) of the (single) electron are crests of the probability wave “poking” into the levels of perception we call reality (let’s simplify and say dimensional planes), there is no reason to suppose that each wave is not the sum of a number of different more fundamental waves – the summary wave is the electron, it’s component waves are the quarks (or other more fundamental building blocks).

If you reduce one of the component waves you get a less “prominent” electron crest. If you change the wavelength of one or more component waves, you get a more spread out, less sharply defined electron (or the noticeable effects of the the electron).

Now re-read the linked article where it says – Normally, magnetic fields produce “distinct, sharp lines”, but powders containing quantum spin liquid instead produced “broad humps”. 

The (summary) probability waves of the electron(“s”) are smeared out because some of the component (“quark level”) waves have longer wavelengths. Instead of pointy crested waves that make nice sharp lines, you get flatter stretched out humps.

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