Foundations of Physics

, Volume 11, Issue 9–10, pp 797–803 | Cite as

The distributive law in the two-slit experiment

  • P. F. Gibbins
  • D. B. Pearson


It is shown that the lattice-theoretic distributive law does not fail to hold in the two slit-experiment for the general case offinite slit widths and for a position measurement which localizes the observed particle to afinite region of the screen. Comments are made on previous and less general discussions of the case considered.


Position Measurement 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. F. Gibbins
    • 1
  • D. B. Pearson
    • 1
  1. 1.University of HullUK

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