Relativity and Cosmology


Better Quantum Mechanics ? Thoughts on a New Definition of Momentum That Makes Physics Simpler and More Consistent

Authors: Espen Gaarder Haug

\abstract{ We suggest that momentum should be redefined in order to help make physics more consistent and more logical. In this paper, we propose that there is a rest-mass momentum, a kinetic momentum, and a total momentum. This leads directly to a simpler relativistic energy momentum relation. As we point out, it is the Compton wavelength that is the true wavelength for matter; the de Broglie wavelength is mostly a mathematical artifact. This observation also leads us to a new relativistic wave equation and a new and likely better QM, in terms of being much more consistent and simpler to understand from a logical perspective.

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Submission history

[v1] 2018-12-26 18:48:16
[v2] 2018-12-28 02:07:03
[v3] 2018-12-28 17:44:17
[v4] 2018-12-29 17:43:18
[v5] 2018-12-31 09:02:12
[v6] 2019-01-01 18:28:51
[v7] 2019-01-08 04:33:00
[v8] 2019-01-10 17:24:56
[v9] 2019-01-12 06:14:53
[vA] 2019-01-13 16:59:33

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