Does Protective Measurement Tell us Anything about Quantum Reality?


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Amit Hagar
Indiana University, Bloomington
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An analysis of the two routes through which one may disentangle a quantum system from a measuring apparatus, hence protect the state vector of a single quantum system from being disturbed by the measurement, reveals several loopholes in the argument from protective measurement to the reality of the state vector of a single quantum system.
Keywords Decoherence  Time  Quantum Mechanics  Collpase  The Quantum Zeno effect  The Adiabatic Theorem  Singularities  The Uncertainty Principle  Probability
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