Many-Worlds and Schrödinger ’ s First Quantum Theory

@inproceedings{Allori2009ManyWorldsAS,
  title={Many-Worlds and Schr{\"o}dinger ’ s First Quantum Theory},
  author={Valia Allori and Sheldon Goldstein and Roderich Tumulka and Nino Zangh̀ı},
  year={2009}
}
Schrödinger’s first proposal for the interpretation of quantum mechanics was based on a postulate relating the wave function on configuration space to charge density in physical space. Schrödinger apparently later thought that his proposal was empirically wrong. We argue here that this is not the case, at least for a very similar proposal with charge density replaced by mass density. We argue that when analyzed carefully this theory is seen to be an empirically adequate many-worlds theory and… CONTINUE READING
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