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An experimental proposal to study spontaneous collapse of the wave function using two travelling-wave parametric amplifiers

@article{Reep2018AnEP,
  title={An experimental proposal to study spontaneous collapse of the wave function using two travelling-wave parametric amplifiers},
  author={T.H.A. van der Reep and Louk Rademaker and X.G.A. Le Large and Ruben H. Guis and Tjerk H Oosterkamp},
  journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics},
  year={2018}
}
According to one of the postulates of the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics, a measurement causes a wave function to collapse onto an eigenstate of the measurement apparatus. To study whether such spontaneous collapses exist in an electronic amplifier, we propose an experiment consisting of a microwave interferometer that has a parametric amplifier added to each of its arms. Feeding the interferometer with single photons, we entangle the output of the amplifiers. We calculate the… 
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