Relativity and quantum mechanics

  • Hüseyin Yilmaz
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Abstract

Conditions under which quantum mechanics can be made compatible with the curved space-time of gravitation theories is investigated. A postulate is imposed in the formv=v g wherev is the kinematical Hamilton-Jacobi (geometric optic limit) velocity andv g is the group velocity of the waves. This imposes a severe condition on the possible coordinates in which the Schrödinger form (the coordinate realization) of quantum mechanics can be set up for purposes of calculating observable effects. Some such effects are calculated for a class of theories and are compared with experiments.

Keywords

Field Theory Elementary Particle Quantum Field Theory Quantum Mechanic Group Velocity 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hüseyin Yilmaz
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  1. 1.Applied and Basic Advanced TechnologyHamamatsu TVWinchester

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