# Why decoherence has not solved the measurement problem: A Response to P. W. Anderson

@article{Adler2003WhyDH, title={Why decoherence has not solved the measurement problem: A Response to P. W. Anderson}, author={Stephen L. Adler}, journal={Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics}, year={2003}, volume={34}, pages={135-142} }

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A pedagogical and reasonably self-contained introduction to the measurement problems in quantum mechanics and their partial solution by environment-induced decoherence (plus some other important…

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We present a series of arguments against the results of the paper "Universal decoherence due to gravitational time dilation" by Pikovski et al. (arXiv:1311.1095).

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Comparison between decoherence time for a two-state spin ½ system with its corresponding quantum retrieval period

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- 2011

The evolution of a two-state quantum system (a spin ½ particle) in both the framework of standard quantum mechanics and under the decoherence regime is considered. The former approach on this issue…

Quantum cards and quantum rods

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- 2006

Quantum mechanical analysis of a rigid rod with one end fixed to a flat table is presented. Assuming that the rod is initally in the upright orientation, “the time of fall” is calculated using WKB…

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