The Quantum Potential in Gravity and Cosmology

  • Ignazio LicataEmail author
  • Davide Fiscaletti
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Physics book series (SpringerBriefs in Physics)


The fundamental role of Bohm’s quantum potential in the treatment of gravity and thus in the general-relativistic domain has been explored by various authors (see, for example, the book of R. Carroll Fluctuations, information, gravity and the quantum potential [1]). Here we focus our attention on a very interesting recent research of A. Shojai and F. Shojai. These two authors examined the behaviour of particles at spin 0 in a curved space-time, demonstrating that quantum potential contributes to the curvature that is added to the classic one and reveals deep and unexpected connections between gravity and the quantum phenomena (Ref. [2, 3] in  Chap. 2). To develop the discussion about this topic we refer to the articles [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14].


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