Trouble with superselection accounts of measurement

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Publication Type Journal Article
School or College College of Humanities
Department Philosophy
Creator Thalos, Mariam G.
Title Trouble with superselection accounts of measurement
Date 1998-11
Description Argues that the superselection accounts of measurement exploit excess structure illegitimately and in the process become self-contradictory. Superselection rule in the quantum-mechanical treatment of phenomena; Representation of indicator states of detectors by eigenspaces of superselection operations; Use of projection postulates in the treatments of measurement.
Type Text
Publisher University of Chicago Press
Volume 65
Issue 3
First Page 518
Last Page 544
Subject Superselection; Quantum mechanics
Subject LCSH Quantum theory; Mensuration
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Thalos, M. (1998). The trouble with superselection accounts of measurement. Philosophy; of Science, 65(3), 518-44.
Rights Management (c) 1998 by University of Chicago Press http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/loi/phos
Format Medium application/pdf
Identifier ir-main,135
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Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 706067
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6126b6m
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