The GRW Flash Theory: A Relativistic Quantum Ontology of Matter in Space-Time?

Philosophy of Science 81 (2):248-264 (2014)

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Nicolas Gisin
University of Geneva
Michael Esfeld
University of Lausanne
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John Bell proposed an ontology for the GRW modification of quantum mechanics in terms of flashes occurring at space- time points. This article spells out the motivation for this ontology, inquires into the status of the wave function in it, critically examines the claim of its being Lorentz invariant, and considers whether it is a parsimonious but nevertheless physically adequate ontology
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