Towards a Micro Realistic Version of Quantum Mechanics, Part I

Foundations of Physics 6 (3):275-292 (1976)
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Nicholas Maxwell
University College London
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This paper investigates the possibiity of developing a fully micro realistic version of elementary quantum mechanics. I argue that it is highly desirable to develop such a version of quantum mechanics, and that the failure of all current versions and interpretations of quantum mechanics to constitute micro realistic theories is at the root of many of the interpretative problems associated with quantum mechanics, in particular the problem of measurement. I put forward a propensity micro realistic version of quantum mechanics, and suggest how it might be possible to discriminate, on expermental grounds, between this theory and other versions of quantum mechanics.
Keywords Micro realistic version of quantum mechanics  Propensity interpretation  Measurement problem
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DOI 10.1007/BF00708802
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