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Response to Pashby: Time operators and POVM observables in quantum mechanics

Fleming, Gordon N. (2013) Response to Pashby: Time operators and POVM observables in quantum mechanics. [Preprint]

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Abstract

I argue against a general time observable in quantum mechanics except for quantum gravity theory. Then I argue in support of case specific arrival time and dwell time observables with a cautionary note concerning the broad approach to POVM observables because of the wild proliferation available.


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Item Type: Preprint
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Fleming, Gordon N.gnf1@psu.edu
Keywords: parameter time, time operators, time observables, PVM, POVM
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
General Issues > Structure of Theories
General Issues > Theory Change
Depositing User: Gordon N. Fleming
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2013 12:34
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2013 14:11
Item ID: 9674
Official URL: http://gravity.psu.edu/events/cosmology-time/
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
General Issues > Structure of Theories
General Issues > Theory Change
Date: 11 April 2013
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/9674

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