# What you always wanted to know about Bohmian mechanics but were afraid to ask

@inproceedings{Passon2006WhatYA, title={What you always wanted to know about Bohmian mechanics but were afraid to ask}, author={Oliver Passon}, year={2006} }

Bohmian mechanics is an alternative interpretation of quantum mechanics. We outline the main characteristics of its non-relativistic formulation. Most notably it does provide a simple solution to the infamous measurement problem of quantum mechanics. Presumably the most common objection against Bohmian mechanics is based on its non-locality and its apparent conflict with relativity and quantum field theory. However, several models for a quantum field theoretical generalization do exist. We give…

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