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There is no new problem for quantum mechanics: a comment on Meehan (2020)

Vaidman, Lev (2020) There is no new problem for quantum mechanics: a comment on Meehan (2020). [Preprint]

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Abstract

We examine Meehan’s [2020] claim that quantum mechanics has a new “control problem” that puts limits on our ability to prepare quantum states and revises our understanding of the no-cloning theorem. We identify flaws in Meehan’s analysis and argue that such problem does not exist.


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Item Type: Preprint
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Vaidman, Levvaidman@tauex.tau.ac.il0000-0001-5907-7553
Additional Information: This is a version which was submitted to BJPS. The revised version will be published in Foundations of Physics
Keywords: Interpretation quantum mechanics, Measurement problem, No-cloning theorem
Subjects: General Issues > Determinism/Indeterminism
Specific Sciences > Physics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
General Issues > Thought Experiments
Depositing User: Prof. Lev Vaidman
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2020 02:49
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2020 02:49
Item ID: 18277
Subjects: General Issues > Determinism/Indeterminism
Specific Sciences > Physics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
General Issues > Thought Experiments
Date: 12 October 2020
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/18277

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