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Quantum State Diffusion: from Foundations to Applications

  title={Quantum State Diffusion: from Foundations to Applications},
  author={Nicolas Gisin and Ian Colin Percival},
  journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics},
Deeper insight leads to better practice. We show how the study of the foundations of quantum mechanics has led to new pictures of open systems and to a method of computation which is practical and can be used where others cannot. We illustrate the power of the new method by a series of pictures that show the emergence of classical features in a quantum world. We compare the development of quantum mechanics and of the theory of (biological) evolution. 
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