# Time in relativistic and nonrelativistic quantum mechanics

@article{Nikoli2008TimeIR, title={Time in relativistic and nonrelativistic quantum mechanics}, author={Hrvoje Nikoli{\'c}}, journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics}, year={2008} }

The kinematic time operator can be naturally defined in relativistic and nonrelativistic quantum mechanics (QM) by treating time on an equal footing with space. The spacetime-position operator acts in the Hilbert space of functions of space and time. Dynamics, however, makes eigenstates of the time operator unphysical. This poses a problem for the standard interpretation of QM and reinforces the role of alternative interpretations such as the Bohmian one. The Bohmian interpretation, despite of…

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