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Quantum Mechanics and the Gravitational Red-shift

Stoeckli, Fritz

In: Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 1969, vol. 69, p. 315-318

It is shown that the formula for the gravitational red shift predicted by the theory of general relativity can also be derived by classical quantum mechanics combined with relativistic arguments. The agreement between the two derivations is a consequence of the separability of the time-dependent wave fonction, and of the first-order time differential in the wave equation. Plus

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    It is shown that the formula for the gravitational red shift predicted by the theory of general relativity can also be derived by classical quantum mechanics combined with relativistic arguments. The agreement between the two derivations is a consequence of the separability of the time-dependent wave fonction, and of the first-order time differential in the wave equation.