From Phonons to Dark Photons. The Role of Quantum Vacuum BEC in Dark Matter Research




Quantum Vacuum BEC, Dark Matter, Phonon-Photon Interactions, Einstein’s Field Equations, Sonoluminescence


Exploring the quantum vacuum as a dynamic Bose-Einstein Condensate (BEC), this study draws a parallel between phonons and photons to reveal how dark photons can be transformed into visible light. Through phonon-photon interactions, akin to sonoluminescence, we demonstrate the quantum vacuum's ability to illuminate dark matter phenomena. By adapting Einstein's Field Equations, we present a model showcasing spacetime's responsiveness to both visible and dark matter. The process of quantum vacuum cavitation underscores phonons' crucial role in bridging dark and visible realms, providing novel insights into the universe's dark sector.


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How to Cite

Rizzo, A. (2024). From Phonons to Dark Photons. The Role of Quantum Vacuum BEC in Dark Matter Research. IPI Letters, 2(1), 45–49.