A Real Ensemble Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics

  title={A Real Ensemble Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics},
  author={Lee Smolin},
  journal={Foundations of Physics},
  • L. Smolin
  • Published 14 April 2011
  • Physics
  • Foundations of Physics
A new ensemble interpretation of quantum mechanics is proposed according to which the ensemble associated to a quantum state really exists: it is the ensemble of all the systems in the same quantum state in the universe. Individual systems within the ensemble have microscopic states, described by beables. The probabilities of quantum theory turn out to be just ordinary relative frequencies probabilities in these ensembles. Laws for the evolution of the beables of individual systems are given… 
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