On peaceful coexistence: is the collapse postulate incompatible with relativity?

In this paper, it is argued that the prima facie conflict between special relativity and the quantum-mechanical collapse postulate is only apparent, and that the seemingly incompatible accounts of entangled systems undergoing collapse yielded by different reference frames can be regarded as no more than differing accounts of the same processes and events. Attention to the transformation properties of quantum-mechanical states undergoing unitary, non-collapse evolution points the way to a treatment of collapse evolution consistent with the demands of relativity. r 2002 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.
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DOI 10.1016/S1369-8486(02)00004-3
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