Bohmian Mechanics and Quantum Information

Foundations of Physics 40 (4):335-355 (2010)
Many recent results suggest that quantum theory is about information, and that quantum theory is best understood as arising from principles concerning information and information processing. At the same time, by far the simplest version of quantum mechanics, Bohmian mechanics, is concerned, not with information but with the behavior of an objective microscopic reality given by particles and their positions. What I would like to do here is to examine whether, and to what extent, the importance of information, observation, and the like in quantum theory can be understood from a Bohmian perspective. I would like to explore the hypothesis that the idea that information plays a special role in physics naturally emerges in a Bohmian universe
Keywords Bohmian mechanics  de Broglie-Bohm theory  Quantum information  Quantum reality
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DOI 10.1007/s10701-009-9319-4
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