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Chance of Reduction as Chance of Spontaneous Localisation

  • Alberto Rimini
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 574)

Abstract

This is a short review of the Spontaneuos Localisation Program, which yields quantum theories without observers, without adding extra variables to the wavefunction. After a short review of the various interpretations of quantum mechanics, I dicuss the discrete version of the spontaneous localisation process in connection with the measurement problem, and after introducing the fundamental notion of “compoundation invariance” I turn to the description of a continuous version of the localisation process.

Keywords

Wave Function Identical Particle Constituent Particle Reduction Theory Macroscopic Object 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alberto Rimini
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  1. 1.Dipartimento di Fisica Nucleare e TeoricaUniversità di PaviaPaviaItaly

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