Time, (Inverse) Temperature and Cosmological Inflation as Entanglement

  title={Time, (Inverse) Temperature and Cosmological Inflation as Entanglement},
  author={Vlatko Vedral},
  journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics},
  • V. Vedral
  • Published 29 August 2014
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Quantum Physics
We present arguments to the effect that time and temperature can be viewed as a form of quantum entanglement. Furthermore, if temperature is thought of as arising from the quantum mechanical tunneling probability this then offers us a way of dynamically “converting” time into temperature based on the entanglement between the transmitted and reflected modes. We then show how similar entanglement-based logic can be applied to the dynamics of cosmological inflation and discuss the possibility of… 
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