Pilot-wave approaches to quantum field theory

  title={Pilot-wave approaches to quantum field theory},
  author={Ward Struyve},
  journal={Journal of Physics: Conference Series},
  • W. Struyve
  • Published 30 January 2011
  • Physics, Philosophy
  • Journal of Physics: Conference Series
The purpose of this paper is to present an overview of recent work on pilot-wave approaches to quantum field theory. In such approaches, systems are not only described by their wave function, as in standard quantum theory, but also by some additional variables. In the non-relativistic pilot-wave theory of deBroglie and Bohm those variables are particle positions. In the context of quantum field theory, there are two natural choices, namely particle positions and fields. The incorporation of… 

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