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Locality and time irreversibility in quantum processes

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We discuss problems arising in three very different physical processes: an electron scattering on a nucleus, an experiment with delayed choice, and the cosmological Big Bang. We describe the role of soft and supersoft photons in solutions of the arising problems.

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Translated from Teoreticheskaya i Matematicheskaya Fizika, Vol. 179, No. 3, pp. 291–302, June, 2014.

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Slavnov, D.A. Locality and time irreversibility in quantum processes. Theor Math Phys 179, 627–636 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11232-014-0167-9

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Keywords

  • algebraic approach
  • dark field
  • delayed choice
  • Big Bang