# The Frauchiger-Renner Gedanken Experiment: an Interesting Laboratory for Exploring Some Topics in Quantum Mechanics

@inproceedings{Samuel2022TheFG, title={The Frauchiger-Renner Gedanken Experiment: an Interesting Laboratory for Exploring Some Topics in Quantum Mechanics}, author={Stuart Samuel}, year={2022} }

In a publication (Nature Comm. 3711, 9 (2018)), Daniela Frauchiger and Renato Renner used a Wigner/friend gedanken experiment to argue that quantum mechanics cannot describe complex systems involving measuring agents. They were able to produce a contradictory statement starting with four statements about measurements performed on an entangled spin system. These statements needed to be combined using the tran- sitive property of logic: If A implies B and B implies C , then A implies C . However…

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