Quantum Measurement by Quantum Brain

  • Mari Jibu
  • Kunio Yasue
Part of the Mathematics and Its Applications book series (MAIA, volume 317)


The orthodox theory of measurement due to von Neumann, London and Bauer, and Wigner is revisited from a new point of view in which physical correlates of consciousness of an observer manifest quantum coherence. The result of an observation of a quantum mechanical system in a state of superposition is stored in a state of mixture of metastable classical vacua with spontaneously broken symmetry. Goldstone bosons inherent in such long-range ordered states play the key roles to complete the act of measurement which have been long attributed to a transcendental ”abstract ego.”


Electric Dipole Moment Quantum Measurement Goldstone Boson Heisenberg Equation Copenhagen Interpretation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mari Jibu
    • 1
  • Kunio Yasue
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Institute for Informatics and ScienceNotre Dame Seishin UniversityOkayama 700Japan

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