Time-Symmetric Quantum Mechanics

  title={Time-Symmetric Quantum Mechanics},
  author={K. Wharton},
  journal={Foundations of Physics},
  • K. Wharton
  • Published 2007
  • Physics
  • Foundations of Physics
A time-symmetric formulation of nonrelativistic quantum mechanics is developed by applying two consecutive boundary conditions onto solutions of a time- symmetrized wave equation. From known probabilities in ordinary quantum mechanics, a time-symmetric parameter P0 is then derived that properly weights the likelihood of any complete sequence of measurement outcomes on a quantum system. The results appear to match standard quantum mechanics, but do so without requiring a time-asymmetric collapse… Expand
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