Foundations of Physics

, Volume 36, Issue 4, pp 526–540 | Cite as

A Mathematical Characterization of Quantum Gaussian Stochastic Evolution Schemes

  • D. SalgadoEmail author
  • J. L. Sánchez-Gómez
  • M. Ferrero


We give a common mathematical characterization of relevant stochastic evolution schemes built up in the literatute to attack the quantum measurement problem. This characterization is based on two hypotheses, namely, (i) the trace conservation with probability one and (ii) the existence of a complex phase determining a linear support for the stochastic process driving the random evolution.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Salgado
    • 1
    Email author
  • J. L. Sánchez-Gómez
    • 1
  • M. Ferrero
    • 2
  1. 1.Dpto. Física TeóricaUniversidad Autónoma de MadridMadridSpain
  2. 2.Dpto. FísicaUniversidad de OviedoOviedoSpain

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