Number of items: **124**.

## Preprint

Gao, Shan
(2024)
*Do the Laws of Nature Have Necessity? If Yes, Where Does It Come From?*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2024)
*Understanding Branching in the Many-worlds Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2024)
*Does the Conscious Mind Obey the Laws of Physics?*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2024)
*Locality Implies Reality of the Wave Function: Hardy's Theorem Revisited.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2023)
*Is decoherence necessary for the emergence of many worlds?*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2023)
*Quantum mechanics refutes solipsism: A proof of the existence of an external world.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2023)
*Why the ontology of Bohmian mechanics cannot include only particles or particles and the wave function.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2023)
*Can the ontology of Bohmian mechanics include only particles?*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2023)
*Does Bohmian mechanics solve the measurement problem? Maybe not yet.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2023)
*Can the universe be in a mixed state? or did God have a choice in creating the universe?*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2023)
*Energy nonconservation in collapse theories enables superluminal signaling.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2023)
*Many Worlds with both "And" and "Or".*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2023)
*A quantum observer cannot report her observation; otherwise superluminal signaling is possible.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*Reality of mass and charge and its implications for the meaning of the wave function.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*A Note on Density Matrix Realism.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*"Perception" at a distance in EPR-Bohm experiments with reversible measurements.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*On the Initial State of the Universe.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*On the ontologies of quantum theories.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*Can Bohmian brains make minds? On shadows, puppets and zombies.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*Do quantum observers have minds?*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*A simple proof that the global phase is real.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*Quantum suicide and many worlds.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*If the global phase is real.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*A new EPR-Bohm experiment with reversible measurements.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*Humeanism and the Measurement Problem.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*On Bell's Everett (?) theory.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*Consciousness and Quantum Mechanics.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*Existence of superluminal signaling in collapse theories of quantum mechanics.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*Nature abhors redundancies: A no-go result for density matrix realism.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*A no-go result for Bohmian mechanics.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*A no-go result for wave function realism.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*A simple proof that the global phase is real.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*A Conjecture on the Origin of Superselection Rules - with a Comment on "The Global Phase Is Real".*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*What if there are only particles in Bohmian mechanics?*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*Why the quantum equilibrium hypothesis? From Bohmian mechanics to a many-worlds theory.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2021)
*Time Division Multiverse: A New Picture of Quantum Reality.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2021)
*Why Bell's Everett (?) theory is wrong.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2021)
*Time's Arrow Points to Many Worlds.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2020)
*Can the universe be in a mixed state?*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2020)
*A thought experiment in many worlds.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2019)
*Does the PBR theorem refute Bohmian mechanics?*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2019)
*Closing the superdeterminism loophole in Bell's theorem.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2019)
*Quantum theory is incompatible with relativity: A new proof beyond Bell's theorem and a test of unitary quantum theories.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2019)
*Are there many worlds?*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2019)
*Can the wave function of the universe be a law of nature?*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2019)
*Why mind matters in quantum mechanics.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2019)
*Is there density matrix realism?*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2019)
*Why special relativity?*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2019)
*A contradiction in Bohm's theory.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2018)
*A simple proof that the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics is inconsistent.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2018)
*Against the field ontology of quantum mechanics.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2018)
*Why we cannot see the tails of Schrödinger's cat.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2018)
*Are there limits of objectivity in the quantum world?*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2018)
*Unitary quantum theories are incompatible with special relativity.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2018)
*Why protective measurement establishes the reality of the wave function.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2018)
*What is it like to be a quantum observer? And what does it imply about the nature of consciousness?*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2018)
*Failure of psychophysical supervenience in many worlds.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2018)
*Does protective measurement imply the reality of the wave function?*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2017)
*Failure of psychophysical supervenience in Everett's theory.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2017)
*Relativity without Light: A Further Suggestion.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2017)
*Can particle configurations represent measurement results in Bohm's theory?*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2016)
*The Meaning of the Wave Function: In Search of the Ontology of Quantum Mechanics.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2016)
*The measurement problem revisited.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2015)
*Reality of the quantum state: A new proof in terms of protective measurements.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2015)
*What does it feel like to be in a quantum superposition?*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2015)
*An argument for psi-ontology in terms of protective measurements.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2014)
*A PBR-like argument for psi-ontology in terms of protective measurements.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2014)
*Protective measurements and the reality of the wave function.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2014)
*Notes on the ontology of Bohmian mechanics.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2014)
*A New Ontological Interpretation of the Wave Function.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2014)
*On the reality and meaning of the wave function.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2014)
*The wave function and particle ontology.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2014)
*Notes on the reality of the quantum state.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2013)
*Homogeneity of spacetime implies the free Schrödinger equation.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2013)
*An Ontological Interpretation of the Wave Function.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2013)
*Explaining Holographic Dark Energy.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2013)
*On the possibility of nonlinear quantum evolution and superluminal communication.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2013)
*Space-time, relativity and quantum mechanics: In search of a deeper connection.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2013)
*Three possible implications of spacetime discreteness.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2013)
*Protective measurements and the meaning of the wave function in the de Broglie-Bohm theory.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2013)
*Protective measurements and relativity of worlds.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2013)
*A discrete model of energy-conserved wavefunction collapse.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2013)
*Is an electron a charge cloud? A reexamination of Schrödinger's charge density hypothesis.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2013)
*Protective Measurement: A Paradigm Shift in Understanding Quantum Mechanics.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2013)
*Distinct Quantum States Cannot Be Compatible with a Single State of Reality.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2013)
*Does gravity induce wavefunction collapse? An examination of Penrose's conjecture.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2013)
*Interpreting Quantum Mechanics in Terms of Random Discontinuous Motion of Particles.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2013)
*A quantum physical argument for panpsychism.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2013)
*Can continuous motion be an illusion?*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2012)
*Explaining Holographic Dark Energy.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2012)
*An Exceptionally Simple Argument Against the Many-worlds Interpretation: Further Consolidations.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2012)
*On the origin of gravity.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2012)
*Comment on "Distinct Quantum States Can Be Compatible with a Single State of Reality".*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2012)
*On the invariance of the speed of light.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2012)
*On Uffink's alternative interpretation of protective measurements.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2012)
*Is the electron's charge 2e? A problem of the de Broglie-Bohm theory.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2011)
*An exceptionally simple argument against the many-worlds interpretation.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2011)
*Comment on "How to protect the interpretation of the wave function against protective measurements" by Jos Uffink.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2011)
*Derivation of the Meaning of the Wave Function.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2011)
*An exceptionally simple argument against the many-worlds interpretation.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2011)
*Interpreting Quantum Mechanics in Terms of Random Discontinuous Motion of Particles.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2011)
*The Wave Function and Its Evolution.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2011)
*Protective Measurement and the Meaning of the Wave Function.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2010)
*Meaning of the wave function.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2001)
*A possible quantum basis of panpsychism.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2001)
*What quantum mechanics describes is discontinuous motion of particles.*
[Preprint]

Gao, Shan
(2001)
*The basis of indeterminism.*
[Preprint]

## Conference or Workshop Item

Gao, Shan
(2016)
*Why protective measurement implies the reality of the wave function: Further consolidation.*
In: UNSPECIFIED.

## Published Article or Volume

Gao, Shan
(2024)
*On the reality of the quantum state once again: A no-go theorem for psi-ontic models?*
Foundations of Physics, 54 (52).

Gao, Shan
(2024)
*Does Locality Imply Reality of the Wave Function? Hardy's Theorem Revisited.*
Foundations of Physics, 54 (44).

Gao, Shan
(2024)
*Why the global phase is not real.*
Foundations of Physics, 54 (19).
ISSN 1572-9516

Gao, Shan
(2023)
*Can the ontology of Bohmian mechanics consists only in particles? The PBR theorem says no.*

Gao, Shan
(2023)
*Is superluminal signaling possible in collapse theories of quantum mechanics?*
Foundations of Physics, 53.
ISSN 0015-9018

Gao, Shan
(2023)
*Can pragmatist quantum realism explain protective measurements?*
Foundations of Physics, 53 (11).
ISSN 0015-9018

Gao, Shan
(2023)
*Does quantum cognition imply quantum minds?*
Journal of Consciousness Studies, 28 (3-4).
pp. 100-111.

Gao, Shan
(2023)
*Existence of macroscopic spatial superpositions in collapse theories.*
Studies In History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies In History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 86.
pp. 1-5.
ISSN 13552198

Gao, Shan
(2023)
*Understanding Time Reversal in Quantum Mechanics: A New Derivation.*
Foundations of Physics, 52 (114).
ISSN 1572-9516

Gao, Shan
(2023)
*A no-go result for QBism.*
Foundations of Physics, 51 (103).
ISSN 1572-9516

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*On Bell's Everett (?) theory.*
Foundations of Physics.
ISSN 0015-9018

Gao, Shan
(2022)
*Is retrocausal quantum mechanics consistent with special relativity?*
Foundations of Physics.
ISSN 0015-9018

Gao, Shan
(2021)
*How do electrons move in atoms? From the Bohr model to quantum mechanics.*
One hundred years of the Bohr atom: Proceedings from a conference (Edited by F. Aaserud and H. Kragh). Scientia Danica. Series M: Mathematica et physica, vol. 1., 2015.
pp. 450-464.
ISSN 1904-5514

Gao, Shan
(2020)
*A Puzzle for the Field Ontologists.*
Foundations of Physics.

Gao, Shan
(2020)
*Protective Measurements and the Reality of the Wave Function.*
The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science.
ISSN 1464-3537

Gao, Shan
(2004)
*Quantum collapse, consciousness and superluminal communication.*
Foundations of Physics Letters, 17 (2).
pp. 167-182.

This list was generated on **Mon Aug 12 02:54:58 2024 EDT**.