Quantum equilibrium and the origin of absolute uncertainty

  title={Quantum equilibrium and the origin of absolute uncertainty},
  author={Detlef D{\"u}rr and Sheldon Goldstein and Nino Zangh{\'i}},
  journal={Journal of Statistical Physics},
The quantum formalism is a “measurement” formalism-a phenomenological formalism describing certain macroscopic regularities. We argue that it can be regarded, and best be understood, as arising from Bohmian mechanics, which is what emerges from Schrödinger's equation for a system of particles when we merely insist that “particles” means particles. While distinctly non-Newtonian, Bohmian mechanics is a fully deterministic theory of particles in motion, a motion choreographed by the wave function… 
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