Are quantum ‘irreality’ and ‘nonlocality’ ineluctable?

  • A. F. Kracklauer
  • Published 2006


The early history of the development of Quantum Mechanics is surveyed to discern the arguments leading to the introduction of the notions of ‘irreal’ wave functions and ‘nonlocal’ correlations. It is argued that the assumption that Quantum Mechanics is ‘complete’, i.e., not just a variant of Statistical Mechanics, is the feature compelling the introduction… (More)