I understand the topic of QM interpretations is not much beloved around PF, but I find one odd enough thing regarding the pilot-wave formulation that strikes me as a fatal flaw: for suppose you have a Hamiltonian H(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); _{0}= T + V_{0}, a solution of which is given by Ψ_{0}= R_{0}e^{iS0/ħ}; so you use R_{0}and S_{0}to calculate the quantum potential Q_{0}, which is supposed to be some kind of "correction" to the initial potential. However, if this were the case, defining V_{1}:= V_{0}+ Q_{0}the dynamics of the system would now be governed by the Hamiltonian H_{1}= T + V_{1}, with eigensolution Ψ_{1}= R_{1}e^{iS1/ħ}, and so on. How do advocates of the formulation explain this, and perhaps more critically, what are the consequences for pilot-wave computational simulations? I've never seen this mentioned anywhere in QM textbooks, Wikipedia and so forth, and it seems kinda important.

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# I "Iterativity" of quantum potential?

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