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Universal Randomization of Quantum Observables

  • Roberto BeneduciEmail author
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Abstract

Commutative POVMs are smearing of spectral measures with the smearing realized by a Markov kernel. In the case of POVMs defined on the Borel σ-algebra of the reals, the existence of a universal Markov kernel has been established. Here we show that every weak Markov kernel is functionally subordinated to the universal Markov kernel. Then, we analyze the implications of that result to the characterization of a Markov kernel as a Choquet’s integral on the space of deterministic Markov kernels.

Keywords

Positive operator valued measures Markov kernels von Neumann algebras Choquet’s integral Quantum mechanics Joint measurability 

Notes

Acknowledgment

The present work was performed under the auspices of the GNFM (Gruppo Nazionale di Fisica Matematica).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of Calabria and INFN gruppo collegato Cosenza via P. Bucci cubo 31-CArcavacata di RendeItaly

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