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A"thoughtful"Local Friendliness no-go theorem: a prospective experiment with new assumptions to suit

@inproceedings{Wiseman2022AthoughtfulLocalFN,
  title={A"thoughtful"Local Friendliness no-go theorem: a prospective experiment with new assumptions to suit},
  author={Howard M. Wiseman and Eric G. Cavalcanti and Eleanor Gilbert Rieffel},
  year={2022}
}
A recent paper by two of us and co-workers [1], based on an extended Wigner’s friend scenario, demonstrated that certain empirical correlations predicted by quantum theory (QT) violate inequalities derived from a set of metaphysical assumptions we called “Local Friendliness” (LF). These assumptions are strictly weaker than those used for deriving Bell inequalities. Crucial to the theorem was the premise that a quantum system with reversible evolution could be an observer (colloquially, a… 

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