Oliver Thewalt

    Oliver Thewalt

    Theoretical Physics | Quantum Biology | Dark Matter Research Cluster

    Model for Quantum Effects in Stellar Collapse

      Oliver Thewalt
      By Oliver Thewalt

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      https://arxiv.org/abs/1709.00115
      Model for Quantum Effects in Stellar Collapse
      Bruno Arderucio-Costa, William Unruh
      (Submitted on 1 Sep 2017 (v1), last revised 7 Dec 2017 (this version, v2))
      We present a simple model for stellar collapse and evaluate the quantum mechanical stress-energy tensor to argue that quantum effects do not play an important role for the collapse of astrophysical objects.