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Foundations of Physics

, Volume 44, Issue 5, pp 483–491 | Cite as

Gravity-Related Wave Function Collapse

Is Superfluid He Exceptional?
  • Lajos Diósi
Article

Abstract

The gravity-related model of spontaneous wave function collapse, a longtime hypothesis, damps the massive Schrödinger Cat states in quantum theory. We extend the hypothesis and assume that spontaneous wave function collapses are responsible for the emergence of Newton interaction. Superfluid helium would then show significant and testable gravitational anomalies.

Keywords

Wave function collapse Newton gravity Superfluid He 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The author thanks the organizers of the International Workshop on Horizons of Quantum Physics for their invitation and generous support. This research was supported by the Hungarian Scientific Research Fund under Grant No. 75129 and by the EU COST Action MP1006.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Wigner Research Center for PhysicsBudapest 114 Hungary

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