Corpus ID: 927703

A symmetry problem in the Copenhagen interpretation

  title={A symmetry problem in the Copenhagen interpretation},
  author={Ilja Schmelzer},
  • Ilja Schmelzer
  • Published 2009
  • Mathematics, Physics
  • A non-uniqueness result for the canonical structure in quantum theory shows that the classical part of the Copenhagen interpretation contains physically important information not contained in its quantum part. As a consequence, we cannot compute the symmetry group of a quantum theory considering only the quantum part. The unavoidable vagueness of the classical part therefore leads to a similar vagueness in the definition of the symmetry group. This makes it at least problematic, if not… CONTINUE READING


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