# Is the Quantum State Real in the Hilbert Space Formulation?

@article{Bhaumik2020IsTQ, title={Is the Quantum State Real in the Hilbert Space Formulation?}, author={Mani L. Bhaumik}, journal={Quanta}, year={2020} }

The persistent debate about the reality of a quantum state has recently come under limelight because of its importance to quantum information and the quantum computing community. Almost all of the deliberations are taking place using the elegant and powerful but abstract Hilbert space formalism of quantum mechanics developed with seminal contributions from John von Neumann. Since it is rather difficult to get a direct perception of the events in an abstract vector space, it is hard to trace the…

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