Physics in Discrete Spaces: On Quantum Theory


In this article we show that quantum physics is a straightforward and comprehensive consequence of the model of discrete space-time that we have put forward in [1]. We first introduce the concept of coherent domains and give a proof of the various postulates and principles that form the basis of one-particle quantum systems. Then we consider how spin-statistic theorem and the formalism of second quantization, that are prerequisites for a description of many-particles systems, emerge from the model. Finally the same framework suggests the idea of rigid histories which allows an interpretation of quantum entanglement to be proposed.

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Peretto, P. (2014) Physics in Discrete Spaces: On Quantum Theory. Journal of Modern Physics, 5, 1370-1386. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2014.514138.

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