# Decoherence of massive superpositions induced by coupling to a quantized gravitational field

@article{Vedral2020DecoherenceOM, title={Decoherence of massive superpositions induced by coupling to a quantized gravitational field}, author={Vlatko Vedral}, journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics}, year={2020} }

We present a simple calculation leading to the quantum gravitationally-induced decoherence of a spatial superposition of a massive object in the linear coupling regime. The point of this calculation is to illustrate that the gravitationally-induced collapse could be of the same origin as any other collapse, i.e. due to the entanglement between the system (here a massive object) and its environment (in this case gravity, but it could well be the electromagnetic or any other field). We then point… Expand

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