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Foundations of Physics

, Volume 20, Issue 1, pp 133–137 | Cite as

Testing discrete quantum mechanics using neutron interferometry and the superposition principle—Agedanken experiment

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Abstract

Using a neutron interferometer and the phase difference calculated from spatial discrete quantum mechanics, a test for discrete quantum theory may implemented by measuring the X spin polarization and its variation with position.

Keywords

Quantum Mechanic Quantum Theory Phase Difference Spin Polarization Superposition Principle 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Wolf
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsNorth Adams State CollegeNorth Adams

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