Journal of Modern Physics
Vol.4 No.8A(2013), Article ID:36273,7 pages DOI:10.4236/jmp.2013.48A016

Holographic-Type Gravitation via Non-Differentiability in Weyl-Dirac Theory

Mihai Pricop1, Mugur Răut1, Zoltan Borsos2, Anca Baciu2, Maricel Agop3,4

1Faculty of Physics, “Al I Cuza” University, Iasi, Romania

2Department of Technology of Information, Mathematics and Physics, Faculty of Letters and Sciences, Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Ploiesti, Romania

3Lasers, Atoms and Molecules Physics Laboratory, University of Science and Technology, Lille, France

4Physics Department, “Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University, Iasi, Romania


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Received June 13, 2013; revised July 19, 2013; accepted August 6, 2013

Keywords: Holographic Principle; Non-Differentiability; General Relativity


In the Weyl-Dirac non-relativistic hydrodynamics approach, the non-linear interaction between sub-quantum level and particle gives non-differentiable properties to the space. Therefore, the movement trajectories are fractal curves, the dynamics are described by a complex speed field and the equation of motion is identified with the geodesics of a fractal space which corresponds to a Schrödinger non-linear equation. The real part of the complex speed field assures, through a quantification condition, the compatibility between the Weyl-Dirac non-elativistic hydrodynamic model and the wave mechanics. The mean value of the fractal speed potential, identifies with the Shanon informational energy, specifies, by a maximization principle, that the sub-quantum level “stores” and “transfers” the informational energy in the form of force. The wave-particle duality is achieved by means of cnoidal oscillations modes of the state density, the dominance of one of the characters, wave or particle, being put into correspondence with two flow regimes (non-quasi-autonomous and quasi-autonomous) of the Weyl-Dirac fluid. All these show a direct connection between the fractal structure of space and holographic principle.

1. Introduction

The General Relativity states that there is a reciprocal conditioning between geometry and matter so that the guiding mechanism is governed by the motions of the matter itself. However, the same guiding mechanism is neglected when it is used in the study of particle dynamics at microscopic scale. Such “apparent contradiction” is can be solved, for example by means of Weyl-Dirac (WD) theory [1-3].

After the development of general theory of relativity, Weyl extend this theory for electromagnetic processes, from the dominance of light rays for physical measurements, where the phenomena are also described geometrically. This theory had some features that not gain the general acceptance. Later, Dirac introduces some modifications which removed the theory difficulties and he made use of the theory to provide a framework to explain his large number hypothesis.

Different formalisms have been developed in WD theory. Among the most known and useful ones we mention the Gauss-Mainardi-Codazzi (GMC) formalism [4-6]. Using the GMC formalism in WD theory, important results were obtained (the particle is represented by a spherically symmetric thin-shell solution to Einstein’s equations; a geometric model with conformal invariance broken in the interior space; a new possibility to consider non-local effects, when the interior curved space—time has non causal properties, such as closed time-like curves; a transfer mechanism for energy—momentum between the thin shell and the Madelung fluid; a geometric guidance condition for the bubble at microscopic scale and a Hamilton-Jacobi equation that can be directly applied to the thin shell so that the bubble could move in step with the Madelung fluid) [4-6].

In [7-9] we have shown that the wave-particle duality may be associated with a phase transition of superconducting—normal state type. More recently [10], using the hydrodynamic model of the WD theory in the non-relativistic approach, we established some properties of vacuum states.

This paper analyzes the wave-particle duality in the WD non-relativistic hydrodynamics model from the perspective of the non-differentiability of motion curves of the WD non-relativistic fluid particles. The paper is structured as follows: in Section 2 the non-differentiability of the motion curves in the WD non-relativistic hydrodynamics model; in Section 3 the wave-particle duality through cnoidaloscillation modes of the states density.

2. Non-Differentiability of the Motion Curves in the WD Non-Relativistic Hydrodynamics

The way in which the geometry of space-time affects the dynamics of the particle in the WD theory is given by the covariant Equation [5]


where is the covariant derivative, R is the Ricci scalar, Λ is the cosmological constant and is the wave function associated of the particle. So, “it is considered a matter shell on a cosmological background described by the field which is also a source of the wave function. The law of parallel transport common to this theory requires a vector to change not only in direction but also in magnitude, after transport along a closed space-time loop. This result is given by a quantum force due to both the curvature of space-time and wave function, and consequently, due to the loss of the microscopic distinguishability of the particle’s trajectories” [5]. Since is taken to represent the probability density, Equation (1) enables the quantum mechanical interpretation of the WD theory in the sense of Bohm [11].

In the weak field approximation (WFA) [10,12-19] and low speeds as compared to speed of light in vacuumthe WD equation with is reduced to the set of equations:










In (2a,b) and (3a-f), is the states density, is the speed associated to classical phase, is the speed associated to state density, is the quantum potential, is the potential associated to space-time-sub-quantum medium interaction, is the potential associated to space-time, is the Ricci scalar in the WFA approach [12-19], ħ is Planck’s reduced constant, c is the light speed in vacuum, is the rest mass of material “entity” and t is the classical time.

Now, certain conclusions are obvious: i) Any material “entity” is in a permanent interaction with the “subquantum level” through the quantum potential, , as well as through the “perturbations” at the quantum potential as and; ii) The “sub-quantum level” is identified with a non-relativistic WD fluid described by the probability density and the momentum conservation laws, see (2a,b). These equations correspond to the generalised quantum hydrodynamics model (WD nonrelativistic hydrodynamics model); iii) In space-time topology.


Equations (2a,b) become:



These equations define the standard model of quantum hydrodynamics [11];

iv) The Equation (2a) can be written under the form:


This result is obtained through the following operations: multiplication with, integration with a null integration constant, applying the gradient and using the relation (3f).

Let us multiply the relation (6) with and also, let us multiply the Equation (2b) with. By summing them, the movement equation results:


where is the complex speed field (for similar results see [20-24])




is the scalar potential of the complex speed and is the “covariant derivative”


Thus, the movements of material “entity” on continuous and non-differentiable curves (fractal curves with fractal dimension) are proved by “activating” a space with a special topology, i.e. the fractal space [23-26]. Once such a space admitted, the following consequences result: iv1) The dynamics of physical system are described through fractal functions that depend both on space-time coordinates and on the de Broglie scale resolution. Thus the physical quantities, which define these dynamics of the physical system, are complex functions (for example the complex speed field (8a) and the pure imaginary coefficient, corresponding to the fractal-non-fractal transition [23,24]). Moreover, the real parts of physical quantities are differentiable and independent on scale resolution, while the imaginary parts are non-differentiable and dependent on the resolution scale; iv2) The scale resolution reflects a certain degree of non-differentiability of the movement curve; iv3) The movement operatoris identified with the “covariant derivative”; iv4)The use of a generalized Newton principle turns the movement Equation (7) into geodesics of a fractal space; iv5) Chaoticity, either by turbulence as in the WD non-relativistic hydrodynamics approach, either by stochasticization as in the generalized Schrödinger approach, is achieved through non-differentiability of a fractal space. Indeed, by substituting (8a,b) in (7) and using the method described in [27,28], it results:


Equation (10) can be integrated in a universal way and yields


up to an arbitrary phase factor which may be set to zero by a suitable choice of the phase of. Thus, the nonlinear Schrödinger type equation (NSE) as fractal space geodesics is obtained. We note that in the WD non-relativistic hydrodynamics, (through) is the scalar potential of the complex speed and in GSE is a wave function; iv6) The compatibility between the WD nonrelativistic hydrodynamics model and the wave mechanics (WM) implies, through the relation (3d) and (3e) the quantization conditions:


iv7) The mean value of the fractal potential (the imaginary part of the scalar potential of the complex speed) can be identified, without a constant factor, with the Shanon informational energy [24,29,30]


Now, accepting a maximization principle for the informational energy in the form:


for constrains with radial symmetry, we get with. In the space-time topology (4), by substituting this value in the expression, the force is found


Therefore, in the WD non relativistic hydrodynamics model and space-time topology (4), the information is “stored and transmitted” by the sub-quantum level as a force. The choice of specifies the type of force “stored and “transmitted”.

3. Wave-Particle Duality through Cnoidal Oscillations Modes of the States Density

In one-dimensional case, the Equations (2a,b)



in non-dimensional coordinates




and with the restriction, become



In the above relations is a critical pulsation, k is the inverse of a critical length and is a critical speed. These parameters are imposed both by the intrinsic properties of the “sub-quantum level” and by space topology specified through and.

The stationary case implies changing the variable situation in which the Equations (18a,b) are written as follows:



where M is equivalent with the Mach number. Hence, through integration, is found



or, by eliminating V from Equations (20a,b)


where and are integration constants.

The solution of this equation has the expression


where, are the complete elliptical integrals of first and second kindof modulus s, cn is the Jacobi elliptical function of argument and modulus s [31], a is an amplitude and is an average value of the states density. Details on defining parameters s, a and can be found in [31]. Therefore the wave-particle duality is achieved through space-time cnoidal oscillation modes of the states density-see Figure 1. The oscillation modes are explained through modulus s of the elliptical function cn, non-linearity parameter depending among others space-time topology. Moreover, the oscillation modes are self-similar via the non-linearity parameter-see Figures 2(a)-(c), which specifies the fractal character of the space.

The self-similarity of the cnoidal modes specifies the existence of some “cloning” mechanisms (full and fractional wavefunction revivals—a wave function evolves in time to a state describable as a collection of spatially distribuited sub-wave-functions that each closely reproduces the initial wave-function shape) [32]. All these show a direct connection between the fractal structure of space and holographic principle [23,24,30,33].

The space-time cnoidal oscillation modes have the following characteristics:

i) Wave number


ii) Phase velocity

Figure 1. Space-time cnoidal oscillation modes of states density versus and non-linearity parameters s.

Figure 2. Self-similar contour curves of state density versus non-linearity parameters: (a) 0 ≤ s ≤ 1; (b) 1 ≤ s ≤ 0.5; (c) 0 < s ≤ 0.2.


iii) Pulsation


Various sequences are obtained through the following degenerations:

i) For s→0, (22) reduces to the harmonic wave packages


characterized by wave number phase velocity and pulsation        

ii) For s→1, (22) reduces to the soliton-packages


characterized by wave number phase velocity

and the pulsation

iii) For s = 0, (22) reduces to the harmonic wave, while for s = 1 to the soliton one.

Eliminating the amplitude a, between (23) and (24) we obtain the relation




Non-linearity s generates two distinct flow regimes of the non-relativistic WD fluid: non-quasi-autonomous flow regime (by harmonic wave, harmonic wave package, etc.) and quasi-autonomous flow regime (by soliton, soliton package). The dependence A(s), see Figure 3, specifies that the value separates these two flow regimes. For, i.e. for non-quasi-autonomous flow regime, , situation in which (28a) takes the form


while for, i.e. for quasi-autonomous flow regime, the relation (29) loses its validity. The non-quasiautonomous regime will be associated to the wave characteristic while the quasi-autonomous regime to the corpuscular one.

Figure 3. Flow regimes of the non-relativistic WD fluid versus λ and non-linearity parameters. It results the change of flow region for.

4. Conclusion

In the WD non-relativistic hydrodynamics model the non-linear interaction between the sub-quantum level and particles induces non-differentiable properties to the space. Thus: a) Particle movement takes place on continuum and non-differentiable curves (fractal curves); b) Particle dynamics are described by depending quantities both by spatial-temporal coordinates and scale resolution (de Broglie), fractal functions. They contain a real part, differentiable and independent on the de Broglie scale and an imaginary part, fractal and dependent on the de Broglie scale. An example of this kind is given by the complex speed field; c) Motion standard operator is replaced by the covariant derivative; d) Applying the covariant derivative to a complex speed field, the particle’s motion equation become a geodesic of the fractal space. These are described by a non-linear Schrodinger equation; e) Chaoticity, either by turbulence like in the case of hydrodynamics, or by stocasticity like in Schrodinger representation, are induced by non-differentiability; f) Real part of the speed field assures through a quantification condition the compatibility between the WD non-relativistic hydrodynamics and wave mechanics; g) Average size of the fractal scalar potential of the complex speed field, without a certain constant factor, can be identified with informational Shanon energy. Accepting a maximization principle of the informational energy for constraints with radial symmetry, in a special topology, through quantum potential gradient, a force field results. Thus, the sub-quantum level will “store” and “transfer” informational energy as a force; h) In general, waveparticle duality is realised by cnoidal oscillation modes of the states density. These are characterized by two distinct flow regimes, one by non-quasi-autonomous structures (wave, wave package, etc.) which assures dominant undulatory character, and another one through quasiautonomous structures (soliton, soliton package, etc.) which assures dominant particle character. Moreover, the self-similarity of cnoidal oscillation modes specify a direct connection between the fractal structure of space and holographic principle, i.e. a holographic type gravitation.


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