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Entangled States in Quantum Cosmology and the Interpretation of Λ
AbstractThe cosmological constant Λ can be achieved as the result of entangled and statistically correlated minisuperspace cosmological states, built up by using a minimal choice of observable quantities, i.e., Ωm and Ωk, which assign the cosmic dynamics. In particular, we consider a cosmological model where two regions, corresponding to two correlated eras, are involved; the present universe description would be, in this way, given by a density matrix ˆρ, corresponding to an entangled final state. Starting from this assumption, it is possible to infer some considerations on the cosmic thermodynamics by evaluating the Von Neumann entropy. The correlation between different regions by the entanglement phenomenon results in the existence of Λ (in particular ΩΛ) which could be interpreted in the framework of the recent astrophysical observations. As a byproduct, this approach could provide a natural way to solve the so called coincidence problem.
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Capozziello, S.; Luongo, O. Entangled States in Quantum Cosmology and the Interpretation of Λ. Entropy 2011, 13, 528-541.View more citation formats
Capozziello S, Luongo O. Entangled States in Quantum Cosmology and the Interpretation of Λ. Entropy. 2011; 13(2):528-541.Chicago/Turabian Style
Capozziello, Salvatore; Luongo, Orlando. 2011. "Entangled States in Quantum Cosmology and the Interpretation of Λ." Entropy 13, no. 2: 528-541.
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