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Consistency in the description of quantum measurement: Quantum theory can consistently describe the use of itself

  title={Consistency in the description of quantum measurement: Quantum theory can consistently describe the use of itself},
  author={Joseph M. Renes},
Recent extended formulations of the Wigner’s friend thought experiment throw the measurement problem of quantum mechanics into sharper relief. Here I respond to an invitation by Renner to provide a consistent and concrete set of rules for quantum mechanics which can avoid the apparent paradox formulated by Frauchiger and Renner [Nat. Comm. 9, 3711 (2018)]. I propose a slight addition to standard textbook quantum mechanics, in the form of two rules, which avoids the paradox. The first specifies… 

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  • Philosophy
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