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Superselection Rules

Giulini, Domenico (2007) Superselection Rules. [Preprint]

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    Abstract

    This note provides a summary of the meaning of the term `Superselection Rule' in Quantum Mechanics and Quantum-Field Theory. It is a contribution to the Compendium of Quantum Physics: Concepts, Experiments, History and Philosophy, edited by Friedel Weinert, Klaus Hentschel, Daniel Greenberger, and Brigitte Falkenburg, to be published by Springer Verlag.


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    Item Type: Preprint
    Keywords: superselection rule, selection rule, decoherence, symmetries
    Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Symmetries/Invariances
    Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
    Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Field Theory
    Depositing User: Domenico Giulini
    Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2007
    Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 11:15
    Item ID: 3585
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3585

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