Time, (Inverse) Temperature and Cosmological Inflation as Entanglement

Por • 11 abr, 2018 • Sección: Leyes

Vlatko Vedral

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 having observable effects of the early gravitational entanglement at the level of the universo.

arXiv:1408.6965v1 [quant-ph]

Quantum Physics (quant-ph)

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