A Proposed Solution of the Measurement Problem in Quantum Mechanics by a Hidden Variable Theory

  title={A Proposed Solution of the Measurement Problem in Quantum Mechanics by a Hidden Variable Theory},
  author={David Bohm and Jeffrey Bub},
  journal={Reviews of Modern Physics},
  • D. Bohm, J. Bub
  • Published 1 July 1966
  • Physics
  • Reviews of Modern Physics
The measurement problem in quantum mechanics is re-examined and it is shown that it cannot really be solved in a satisfactory way, within the framework of the usual interpretation of the theory. We then discuss von Neumann's attempts to prove that quantum mechanics is incompatible with the introduction of hidden variables, and develop a more detailed form of Bell's argument, showing that von Neumann's analysis is invalid. Using certain ideas that are implicit in the "differential-space" theory… 
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