Foundations of Physics

, Volume 36, Issue 3, pp 407–426

Time-Reversal, Irreversibility and Arrow of Time in Quantum Mechanics


DOI: 10.1007/s10701-005-9021-0

Cite this article as:
Castagnino, M., Gadella, M. & Lombardi, O. Found Phys (2006) 36: 407. doi:10.1007/s10701-005-9021-0


The aim of this paper is to analyze time-asymmetric quantum mechanics with respect of its validity as a non time-reversal invariant, time-asymmetric theory as well as of its ability to determine an arrow of time.


irreversibilityarrow of timerigged Hilbert spaces

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CONICET—Instituto de Astronomía y Física del EspacioBuenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.Departamento de Física Teórica, Facultad de CienciasUniversidad de ValladolidValladolidSpain
  3. 3.CONICET—Instituto de Estudios sobre la Ciencia y la TecnologíaUniversidad Nacional de QuilmesBuenos AiresArgentina