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This creation to the mathematical foundations of quantum box concept relies on operator algebraic tools and emphasizes the hyperlink among the mathematical formulations and similar actual ideas. The ebook starts off with a common probabilistic description of physics, encompassing either classical and quantum physics, and provides the most important actual notions sooner than introducing operator algebraic tools. Operator algebra is then used to enhance the idea of exact relativity, scattering idea, and quarter idea

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4. In summary: quantum mechanics is not the basic theory but a tool to solve the mathematical equations. This tool works just as well for superimposed states (the templates) as for the ontological states, but they are not the same thing. The dead cat is in an ontological state and so is the live one. The superimposed cat solves the equations mathematically in a perfectly acceptable way, but it does not describe a state that can occur in the real world. We postpone the precise explanation to Chap.

Beautiful experiments [2, 3] confirmed that correlations can come close to Eq. 10). The point made by Bell is that it seems to be impossible to reproduce this strong correlation between the findings A and B in any theory where classical information is passed on from the atom ε to Alice (A) and Bob (B). All one needs to assume is that the atom emits a signal to Alice and one to Bob, regarding the polarization of the photons emitted. It could be the information that both photons α and β are polarized in direction c.

What it may describe is a situation where, from the very start, the coefficients α and β were declared to represent probabilities. Copenhagen quantum mechanics contains an apparently irreducible axiom: the probability that a state |ψ is found to agree with the properties of another state |ϕ , must be given by P = | ϕ|ψ |2 . 4) This is the famous Born rule [12, 13]. What is the physical origin of this axiom? 38 3 Interpreting Quantum Mechanics Note, that Born did not have much of a choice. 5) ϕ where I stands for the identity operator.

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