The European Physical Journal Special Topics

, Volume 159, Issue 1, pp 119–125 | Cite as

Decoherence scenarios in the algebraic framework

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Abstract.

Various physical effects resulting from environmental decoherence are discussed in the algebraic framework of observables. An example showing the appearance of decoherence induced discrete and continuous pointer states is given.

Keywords

Quantum System Pure State European Physical Journal Special Topic Operator Algebra Symplectic Space 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Theoretical Physics, Wrocław UniversityWrocławPoland

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