Foundations of Physics

, Volume 47, Issue 4, pp 490–504 | Cite as

Time Symmetric Quantum Mechanics and Causal Classical Physics ?



A two boundary quantum mechanics without time ordered causal structure is advocated as consistent theory. The apparent causal structure of usual “near future” macroscopic phenomena is attributed to a cosmological asymmetry and to rules governing the transition between microscopic to macroscopic observations. Our interest is a heuristic understanding of the resulting macroscopic physics.


Hanbury-Brown Twiss interferometry Quantum statistical BE correlations Two boundary quantum mechanics Microscopic and macroscopic causality structure Cosmology and the time arrow 



We thank David Craig, Claus Kiefer and Wolfgang Schleich for help in pointing out relevant literature.


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  1. 1.University of SiegenSiegenGermany

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