Symmetry as a foundational concept in Quantum Mechanics

  title={Symmetry as a foundational concept in Quantum Mechanics},
  author={Houri Ziaeepour},
  journal={Journal of Physics: Conference Series},
  • H. Ziaeepour
  • Published 15 February 2015
  • Physics
  • Journal of Physics: Conference Series
Symmetries are widely used in modeling quantum systems but they do not contribute in postulates of quantum mechanics. Here we argue that logical, mathematical, and observational evidence require that symmetry should be considered as a fundamental concept in the construction of physical systems. Based on this idea, we propose a series of postulates for describing quantum systems, and establish their relation and correspondence with axioms of standard quantum mechanics. Through some examples we… 
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