# Thermodynamical cost of some interpretations of quantum theory

@article{Cabello2016ThermodynamicalCO, title={Thermodynamical cost of some interpretations of quantum theory}, author={Ad{\'a}n Cabello and Mile Gu and Otfried Guhne and Jan-{\AA}ke Larsson and Karoline Wiesner}, journal={Physical Review A}, year={2016}, volume={94}, pages={052127} }

The interpretation of quantum theory is one of the longest-standing debates in physics. Type I interpretations see quantum probabilities as determined by intrinsic properties of the observed system ...

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