Does Laughlin's relativistic ether 'stuff' relate GR and QM?

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aether_theories#Quantum_vacuum

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Robert B. Laughlin, Nobel Laureate in Physics, endowed chair in physics, Stanford University:
Subsequent studies with large particle accelerators have now led us to understand that space is more like a piece of window glass than ideal Newtonian emptiness. It is filled with 'stuff' that is normally transparent but can be made visible by hitting it sufficiently hard to knock out a part. The modern concept of the vacuum of space, confirmed every day by experiment, is a relativistic ether..

Are Einsteins gravitational wave and de Broglie's wave-particle duality wave both waves in the 'stuff'?

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Assuming Laughlin is correct and that the relativistic ether is 'stuff' and a further assumption that the 'stuff' is what waves in terms of Einstein's gravitational wave and de Broglie's wave-particle duality wave then does this relate general relativity and quantum mechanics?