Foundations of Physics

, Volume 35, Issue 9, pp 1563–1584 | Cite as

Quantum Mechanics and the Metrics of General Relativity

  • Paul O’Hara

A one-to-one correspondence is established between linearized space-time metrics of general relativity and the wave equations of quantum mechanics. Also, the key role of boundary conditions in distinguishing quantum mechanics from classical mechanics, will emerge naturally from the procedure. Finally, we will find that the methodology will enable us to introduce not only test charges but also test masses by means of gauges.


linearized metrics generalized Dirac equation geodesics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsNortheastern Illinois UniversityChicagoUSA

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