Killer collapse: empirically probing the philosophically unsatisfactory region of GRW

@article{Sebens2015KillerCE,
title={Killer collapse: empirically probing the philosophically unsatisfactory region of GRW},
author={Charles T. Sebens},
journal={Synthese},
year={2015},
volume={192},
pages={2599-2615}
}
• C. Sebens
• Published 21 February 2015
• Biology
• Synthese
GRW theory offers precise laws for the collapse of the wave function. These collapses are characterized by two new constants, $$\lambda$$λ and $$\sigma$$σ. Recent work has put experimental upper bounds on the collapse rate, $$\lambda$$λ. Lower bounds on $$\lambda$$λ have been more controversial since GRW begins to take on a many-worlds character for small values of $$\lambda$$λ. Here I examine GRW in this odd region of parameter space where collapse events act as natural disasters that…
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