The Quantum Measurement Problem and the Possible Role of the Gravitational Field

Foundations of Physics 29 (3):333-348 (1999)
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The quantum measurement problem and various unsuccessful attempts to resolve it are reviewed. A suggestion by Diosi and Penrose for the half-life of the quantum superposition of two Newtonian gravitational fields is generalized to an arbitrary quantum superposition of relativistic, but weak, gravitational fields. The nature of the “collapse” process of the wave function is examined



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