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Quantum Equilibrium and the Role of Operators as Observables in Quantum Theory

  • Detlef Dürr
  • Sheldon Goldstein
  • Nino Zanghì
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Abstract

It is often argued that the quantum mechanical association of observables with selfadjoint operators is a straightforward generalization of the notion of classical observable, and that quantum theory should be no more conceptually problematic than classical physics once this is appreciated.

Keywords

Wave Function Density Matrix Quantum Theory Hide Variable Selfadjoint Operator 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mathematisches InstitutUniversität MünchenMünchenDeutschland
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics, RutgersState University of New JerseyPiscatawayUSA
  3. 3.Istituto Nazionale Fisica NucleareSezione di Genova (INFN), Università di GenovaGenovaItaly

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