Weekly Papers on Quantum Foundations (26)

This is a list of this week's papers on quantum foundations published in various journals or uploaded to preprint servers such as arxiv.org and PhilSci Archive. The true quantum face of the "exponential" decay law. (arXiv:1606.07301v1 [quant-ph]) quant-ph updates on arXiv.org on 2016-6-25 8:04am GMT Authors: K. Urbanowski Results of theoretical studies of the quantum unstable systems caused that there are... Read more →

Weekly Papers on Quantum Foundations (25)

This is a list of this week's papers on quantum foundations published in various journals or uploaded to preprint servers such as arxiv.org and PhilSci Archive. Process-theoretic characterisation of the Hermitian adjoint. (arXiv:1606.05086v1 [quant-ph]) quant-ph updates on arXiv.org on 2016-6-17 12:26pm GMT Authors: John Selby, Bob Coecke We show that the physical principle "the adjoint associates to each state a `test' for... Read more →

Emergence of Spacetime Through Interaction

Furkan Semih Dündar and Baris Tamer Tonguc We study kinematics of atoms and molecules in quantum shape dynamics. We analyzed a model universe where there is only electrical force between protons and electrons. A similar model where there is only gravitational attraction between masses was investigated by Barbour, Koslowski and Mercati before. Our results is an expansion of the ideas there. We found... Read more →

Weekly Papers on Quantum Foundations (24)

This is a list of this week's papers on quantum foundations published in various journals or uploaded to preprint servers such as arxiv.org and PhilSci Archive. Pilot-wave quantum theory in discrete space and time and the principle of least action. (arXiv:1606.02883v1 [quant-ph]) quant-ph updates on arXiv.org on 2016-6-11 3:12am GMT Authors: Janusz Gluza, Jerzy Kosek The idea of obtaining a pilot-wave quantum... Read more →

Weekly Papers on Quantum Foundations (23)

This is a list of this week's papers on quantum foundations published in various journals or uploaded to preprint servers such as arxiv.org and PhilSci Archive. Theoretical fertility McMullin-style Latest Results for European Journal for Philosophy of Science on 2016-6-03 12:00am GMT Abstract A theory’s fertility is one of the standard theoretical virtues. But how is it to be construed?... Read more →

Weekly Papers on Quantum Foundations (22)

This is a list of this week's papers on quantum foundations published in various journals or uploaded to preprint servers such as arxiv.org and PhilSci Archive. Bell's Universe: A Personal Recollection. (arXiv:1605.08081v1 [physics.hist-ph])  physics.hist-ph updates on arXiv.org on 2016-5-28 7:32am GMT Authors: Reinhold A. Bertlmann My collaboration and friendship with John Bell is recollected. I will explain his outstanding contributions in... Read more →

Weekly Papers on Quantum Foundations (21)

This is a list of this week's papers on quantum foundations published in various journals or uploaded to preprint servers such as arxiv.org and PhilSci Archive. Running vacuum in the Universe and the time variation of the fundamental constants of Nature. (arXiv:1605.06104v1 [hep-ph]) gr-qc updates on arXiv.org on 2016-5-21 8:37am GMT Authors: Harald Fritzsch, Rafael C. Nunes, Joan Sola We compute the time... Read more →

Resolving the Problem of Definite Outcomes of Measurements

Art Hobson (University of Arkansas) The entangled "Schrodinger's cat state" of a quantum and its measurement apparatus is not a paradoxical superposition of states but is instead a non-paradoxical superposition of nonlocal coherent correlations between states: An un-decayed nucleus is correlated with a live cat, and a decayed nucleus is correlated with a dead cat. This elucidation of entanglement is demonstrated by quantum-theoretical analysis and... Read more →