Implications of Einstein-Weyl Causality on Quantum Mechanics

  • D. J. BenDaniel
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An investigation of the topological consequences of Einstein-Weyl causality by others has shown that a denumerable space-time would be admitted, but they were left with an experimentally unresolvable question regarding the nature of the physical line E, e.g., whether E =  R, the real line of mathematics. We propose a nonstandard constructible set-theoretical foundation and find it indeed provides a dense, denumerable space-time that still allows physical functions and their derivatives to be continuous. We show here that this leads to a novel approach to quantum mechanics and, in addition, has important implications for relational space-time and the avoidance of physical infinities.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Johnson SchoolCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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