Mini-Symposium Quantum Boundaries: Gravity-Related Collapse Models

December, 2021

With the support of John Templeton Foundation, the FQXi Foundational Questions Institute and TEQ, Catalina Curceanu, partner and Press Officer of the TEQ Consortium, organized and chaired the "Mini-Symposium Quantum Boundaries: Gravity-Related Collapse Models". The event, that took place in December 2021 at the INFN premises in Frascati aimed at discussing collapse models proposed as a solution of the measurement problem in quantum mechanics. In particular, gravity-related collapse models were discussed, together with experimental signatures, such as (but not only) the spontaneous radiation predicted by these models.

The program of the event was as follows:

10:00 - 10:20 Catalina Curceanu: Welcome to quantum physics and collapse models (poor Schrodinger cat!)
10:20 - 10:50 Lajos Diosi: Introduction to gravity related collapse models
10:50 - 11:10 Sandro Donadi: Radiation emission in the CSL and the DP models
11:10 - 11:30 Maaneli Derakhshani: Comments on gravitational cat states.

11:30 - 12:00 Coffee Break

12:00 - 12:30 Kristian Piscicchia: Experimental search for collapse signals at Gran Sasso
12:30 - 13:00 Round table - discussion and future plans


Further info on the event at 

Mini-Symposium Quantum Boundaries: Gravity-Related Collapse Models (22 December 2021): Scientific Programme · Agenda (Indico) (