Locality in the Everett Interpretation of Heisenberg-Picture Quantum Mechanics

@article{Rubin2001LocalityIT,
  title={Locality in the Everett Interpretation of Heisenberg-Picture Quantum Mechanics},
  author={Mark A. Rubin},
  journal={Foundations of Physics Letters},
  year={2001},
  volume={14},
  pages={301-322}
}
  • M. Rubin
  • Published 14 March 2001
  • Physics
  • Foundations of Physics Letters
Bell's theorem depends crucially on counterfactual reasoning, and is mistakenly interpreted as ruling out a local explanation for the correlations which can be observed between the results of measurements performed on spatially-separated quantum systems. But in fact the Everett interpretation of quantum mechanics, in the Heisenberg picture, provides an alternative local explanation for such correlations. Measurement-type interactions lead, not to many worlds but, rather, to many local copies of… Expand
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