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Pure state quantum statistical mechanics

  title={Pure state quantum statistical mechanics},
  author={Christian Gogolin},
  journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics},
  • C. Gogolin
  • Published 26 March 2010
  • Mathematics, Physics
  • arXiv: Quantum Physics
The capabilities of a new approach towards the foundations of Statistical Mechanics are explored. The approach is genuine quantum in the sense that statistical behavior is a consequence of objective quantum uncertainties due to entanglement and uncertainty relations. No additional randomness is added by hand and no assumptions about a priori probabilities are made, instead measure concentration results are used to justify the methods of Statistical Physics. The approach explains the… Expand
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