The ‘unromantic pictures’ of quantum theory

  title={The ‘unromantic pictures’ of quantum theory},
  author={Roderich Tumulka},
  journal={Journal of Physics A},
  • R. Tumulka
  • Published 18 July 2006
  • Physics
  • Journal of Physics A
I am concerned with two views of quantum mechanics that John S Bell called 'unromantic': spontaneous wavefunction collapse and Bohmian mechanics. I discuss some of their merits and report about recent progress concerning extensions to quantum field theory and relativity. In the last section, I speculate about an extension of Bohmian mechanics to quantum gravity. 
Some of the papers collected in this volume were fi rst presented in draft outline at a workshop that I organised at Complutense Universi ty in Madrid in October 2006. This was the second workshop
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