Copenhagen quantum mechanics

  title={Copenhagen quantum mechanics},
  author={Timothy J. Hollowood},
  journal={Contemporary Physics},
  pages={289 - 308}
  • T. Hollowood
  • Published 3 November 2015
  • Physics
  • Contemporary Physics
In our quantum mechanics courses, measurement is usually taught in passing, as an ad-hoc procedure involving the ugly collapse of the wave function. No wonder we search for more satisfying alternatives to the Copenhagen interpretation. But this overlooks the fact that the approach fits very well with modern measurement theory with its notions of the conditioned state and quantum trajectory. In addition, what we know of as the Copenhagen interpretation is a later 1950s development and some of… 
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