Testing Super-Deterministic Hidden Variables Theories

Foundations of Physics 41 (9):1521-1531 (2011)

We propose to experimentally test non-deterministic time evolution in quantum mechanics by consecutive measurements of non-commuting observables on the same prepared state. While in the standard theory the measurement outcomes are uncorrelated, in a super-deterministic hidden variables theory the measurements would be correlated. We estimate that for macroscopic experiments the correlation time is too short to have been noticed yet, but that it may be possible with a suitably designed microscopic experiment to reach a parameter range where one would expect a super-deterministic modification of quantum mechanics to become relevant
Keywords Hidden variables  Determinism
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DOI 10.1007/s10701-011-9565-0
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