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Can quantum theory and special relativity peacefully coexist?

Seevinck, M.P. (2010) Can quantum theory and special relativity peacefully coexist? [Preprint]

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    Abstract

    This white paper aims to identify an open problem in 'Quantum Physics and the Nature of Reality' -namely whether quantum theory and special relativity are formally compatible-, to indicate what the underlying issues are, and put forward ideas about how the problem might be addressed.


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    Item Type: Preprint
    Additional Information: Invited white paper for Quantum Physics and the Nature of Reality, John Polkinghorne 80th Birthday Conference. St Annes College, Oxford. 26 - 29 September 2010. Copyright of Oxford University 2010.
    Keywords: peaceful coexistence, quantum theory, special relativity, local causality, no-signaling, Bell, quantum gravity
    Subjects: General Issues > Causation
    General Issues > Laws of Nature
    Specific Sciences > Probability/Statistics
    General Issues > Structure of Theories
    Depositing User: Dr. Michael Patrick Seevinck
    Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2010 08:54
    Last Modified: 30 Oct 2010 08:54
    Item ID: 8359
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/8359

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