Recent Experiments in the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

  • Arthur G. Zajonc
Conference paper
Part of the Fundamental Theories of Physics book series (FTPH, volume 24)


Modern experimental methods have brought thought- experiments from the mind of the theorist into the laboratory. Three specific experiments are discussed: 1) macroscopic quantum phenomena in SQUIDS, 2) single-atom detection of quantum jumps, and 3) delayed-choice experiments in quantum optics. Each experiment intensifies the puzzling character of quantum physics.


Josephson Junction Quantum Phenomenon Superposition State Macroscopic Quantum Quantum Jump 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arthur G. Zajonc
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  1. 1.Physics DepartmentAmherst CollegeAmherstUSA

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