# The physical interpretation of quantum mechanics

@inproceedings{Dirac1942ThePI, title={The physical interpretation of quantum mechanics}, author={Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac}, year={1942} }

Modern developments of atomic theory have required alterations in some of the most fundamental physical ideas. This has resulted in its being usually easier to discover the equations that describe some particular phenomenon than just how the equations are to be interpreted. The quantum mechanics of Heisenberg and Schrodinger was first worked out for a number of simple examples, from which a general mathematical scheme was constructed, and afterwards people were led to the general physical…

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## 108 Citations

Deriving the Qubit from Entropy Principles

- Mathematics, PhysicsArXiv
- 2013

This work proposes three physically-based axioms which together characterize the simplest quantum system, namely the qubit, and takes two important features of quantum mechanics and turn them into deliberately chosen physical axiomatic.

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- 2020

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- 2020

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- Physics, Mathematics
- 2012

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- Physics, Mathematics
- 2012

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- Physics
- 2008

The dissipative dynamics anticipated in the proof of 't Hooft's existence theorem -- "For any quantum system there exists at least one deterministic model that reproduces all its dynamics after…

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- Mathematics
- 2011

As currently understood since its discovery, the bare Klein-Gordon theory consists of negative quantum probabilities which are considered to be physically meaningless if not outright obsolete.…

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- Physics
- 2010

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- Mathematics, Physics
- 2018

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