International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 31, Issue 8, pp 1375–1387 | Cite as

Low-energy consequences of high-energy quantum chaos

  • F. Winterberg


It is shown that special and general relativity can be derived as low-energy approximations from the nonrelativistic quantum chaos of a vortex sponge. If the average distance of separation between the filaments of the vortex sponge is chosen to be ∼10−30cm, a value suggested by the grand unified scale of elementary particle theories, the vortex core radius becomes about equal to the Planck length. The model permits a simple explanation of the phenomenon of charge, and in conjunction with a hypothesis by A. D. Sakharov, can explain Dirac spinors.


Vortex Sponge Elementary Particle Quantum Field Theory Average Distance 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Winterberg
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  1. 1.Desert Research InstituteUniversity of Nevada SystemReno

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