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Notes on the reality of the quantum state

Gao, Shan (2014) Notes on the reality of the quantum state. [Preprint]

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Abstract

Based on an analysis of protective measurements, we show that the quantum state represents the physical state of a single quantum system. This result is more definite than the PBR theorem [Pusey, Barrett, and Rudolph, Nature Phys. 8, 475 (2012)].


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Item Type: Preprint
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Gao, Shansgao7319@uni.sydney.edu.au
Keywords: quantum state; wave function; psi-ontology; protective measurement
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
General Issues > Realism/Anti-realism
Depositing User: Dr. Shan Gao
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2014 15:52
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2014 15:52
Item ID: 10163
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
General Issues > Realism/Anti-realism
Date: 6 January 2014
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/10163

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