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Measurement and Classical Regime in Quantum Mechanics

Bacciagaluppi, Guido (2011) Measurement and Classical Regime in Quantum Mechanics. [Preprint]

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This article (for the Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Physics) focuses on two of the main problems raising interpretational issues in quantum mechanics, namely the notorious measurement problem and the equally important but not quite as widely discussed problem of the classical regime. The two problems are distinct, but they are both intimately related to some of the issues arising from entanglement and density operators. The article aims to be fairly non-technical in language, but modern in outlook and covering the chosen topics in more depth than most introductory treatments.

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Item Type: Preprint
Additional Information: To appear in R. Batterman (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Physics (Oxford: OUP).
Keywords: quantum mechanics, measurement theory, measurement problem, classical regime, decoherence
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Depositing User: Guido Bacciagaluppi
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2011 12:19
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2011 12:19
Item ID: 8770

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