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Weekly Papers on Quantum Foundations (52)

OBITUARY FOR HEINZ-DIETER ZEH (1932 — 2018)  International Journal of Quantum Foundations – International Journal of Quantum Foundations on 2018-12-29 9:42am GMT Volume 5, Issue 1, pages 11-15 Claus Kiefer [Show Biography] Claus Kiefer studied physics and astronomy at the Universities of Heidelberg and Vienna. He earned his PhD from Heidelberg University in 1988 under the supervision of H.-Dieter Zeh. He has… Read more →

International Workshop on “The Meaning of the Wave Function”

We are delighted to announce that the International Workshop on “The Meaning of the Wave Function” will be held at Shanxi University, Taiyuan (also known as the Dragon City), China, from October 12, 2018 to October 14, 2018. The workshop is organized by the Research Center for Philosophy of Science and Technology of Shanxi University. The meaning of the wave function… Read more →

International Conference on Quanta and Mind

The International Conference on Quanta and Mind (ICQM2018) will be held at the Events Room at the J. Paul Leonard Library (LIB 121), San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, California, from April 10th to 11th, 2018.  The goal of this conference is provide an interdisciplinary forum for renowned scholars from different areas of knowledge, particularly physics and… Read more →

Weekly Papers on Quantum Foundations (26)

This is a list of this week’s papers on quantum foundations published in the various journals or uploaded to the preprint servers such as arxiv.org and PhilSci Archive. Relational blockworld: Providing a realist psi-epistemic account of quantum mechanics International Journal of Quantum Foundations » International Journal of Quantum Foundations on 2015-6-26 8:13am GMT Volume 1, Issue 3, pages 123-170 W…. Read more →

New Schedule of First iWorkshop on the Meaning of the Wave Function

  Saturday, October 25, 2014 MDT (UTC-6): 2pm-3:30pm Richard Healey (University of Arizona): The meaning of the wave function Discussion method: text chat   Sunday, October 26, 2014 CDT (UTC-5): 7.30pm-9pm Valia Allori (Northern Illinois University): Primitive Ontology in a Nutshell Presentation and Discussion method: Skype voice + text chat   Monday, October 27, 2014 EDT (UTC-4): 2pm-3.30pm Lee Smolin (Perimeter Institute… Read more →

The Metaphysics of Quantum Mechanics

The 2nd International Topoi Conference The Metaphysics of Quantum Mechanics will be held at the Corpus Christi College, Oxford on 2-3 October 2014. Here are list of speakers and links to the abstracts of their talks: Keynote Speakers: Valia Allori (Northern Illinois University) – ‘Quantum Mechanics and Paradigm Shift’ Angelo Cei (University of Rome) – ‘Reflections on Atomism, Quantum Mechanics and Mereology’ Mauro Dorato (University of Rome)… Read more →

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Experimental certification of millions of genuinely entangled atoms in a solid  Nature Communications – current – nature.com science feeds on 2017-10-13 5:00am GMT Experimental certification of millions of genuinely entangled atoms in a solid Nature Communications, Published online: 13 October 2017; doi:10.1038/s41467-017-00898-6 The presence of entanglement in macroscopic systems is notoriously difficult to observe. Here, the authors develop a witness which… Read more →

Weekly Papers on Quantum Foundations (45)

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 measurement problem is the measurement problem is the measurement problem. (arXiv:1611.01111v1 [quant-ph]) quant-ph updates on arXiv.org on 2016-11-05 8:00am GMT Authors: Veronika Baumann, Arne Hansen, Stefan Wolf Recently, it has been stated that single-world interpretations of… Read more →