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The Fourth State of Matter
: Received: 25 September 2018 / Approved: 25 September 2018 / Online: 25 September 2018 (11:59:31 CEST)
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Journal reference: Chemistry 2018, 27, 771-776
It is shown that quantum entanglement is the only force able to maintain the fourth state of matter, possessing fixed shape at an arbitrary volume. Accordingly, a new relativistic Schrödinger equation is derived and transformed further to the relativistic Bohmian mechanics via the Madelung transformation. Three dissipative models are proposed as extensions of the quantum relativistic Hamilton-Jacobi equation. The corresponding dispersion relations are obtained.
state of matter, quantum entanglement, Bohmian mechanics
PHYSICAL SCIENCES, General & Theoretical Physics
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