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Entropy 2004, 6(1), 153-157; doi:10.3390/e6010153
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Entropic localization in non-unitary Newtonian gravity

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Received: 30 June 2003 / Accepted: 23 December 2003 / Published: 16 March 2004
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Quantum Limits to the Second Law of Thermodynamics)
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Abstract

The localizing properties and the entropy production of the Newtonian limit of a nonunitary version of fourth order gravity are analyzed. It is argued that pure highly unlocalized states of the center of mass motion of macroscopic bodies rapidly evolve into unlocalized ensembles of highly localized states. The localization time and the final entropy are estimated.
Keywords: decoherence; localization and gravity decoherence; localization and gravity
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