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Multi-field and Bohm's theory

Romano, Davide (2020) Multi-field and Bohm's theory. [Preprint]

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Abstract

In the recent literature, it has been shown that the wave function in the de Broglie–Bohm theory can be regarded as a new kind of field, i.e., a "multi-field", in three-dimensional space. In this paper, I argue that the natural framework for the multi-field is the original second-order Bohm’s theory. In this context, it is possible: i) to construe the multi-field as a real-valued scalar field; ii) to explain the physical interaction between the multi-field and the Bohmian particles; and iii) to clarify the status of the energy-momentum conservation and the dynamics of the theory.


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Item Type: Preprint
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Romano, Davidedavideromano1984@libero.it
Additional Information: Synthese (on-line first: 29 June 2020)
Keywords: Wave function; de Broglie-Bohm theory
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Depositing User: Dr. Davide Romano
Date Deposited: 21 Jul 2020 03:28
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2020 03:28
Item ID: 17596
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Date: 2 June 2020
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/17596

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