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Foundations of Physics

, Volume 25, Issue 5, pp 743–762 | Cite as

On quantum jumps, events, and spontaneous localization models

  • A. Jadczyk
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Abstract

We propose a precise meaning to the concepts of “experiment,” “measurement,” and “event” in the event-enhanced formalism of quantum theory. A minimal piecewise deterministic process is given that can be used for a computer simulation of real time series of experiments on single quantum objects. As an example a generalized cloud chamber is described, including the multiparticle case. Relation to the GRW spontaneous localization model is discussed.

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Time Series Computer Simulation Quantum Theory Localization Model Single Quantum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Jadczyk
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of WrocławWrocławPoland

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