# Surrealistic Bohm Trajectories

@article{Englert1992SurrealisticBT, title={Surrealistic Bohm Trajectories}, author={Berthold-Georg Englert and Marian o. Scully and Georg S{\"u}ssmann and Herbert Walther}, journal={Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Naturforschung A}, year={1992}, volume={47}, pages={1175 - 1186} }

Abstract A study of interferometers with one-bit which-way detectors demonstrates that the trajectories, which David Bohm invented in his attempt at a realistic interpretation of quantum mechanics, are in fact surrealistic, because they may be macroscopically at variance with the observed track of the particle. We consider a two-slit interferometer and an incomplete Stern-Gerlach interferometer, and propose an experimentum crucis based on the latter.

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