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2018 International Workshop on Quantum Foundations

2018 International Workshop on Quantum Foundations

We are delighted to announce that IJQF will host an online International Workshop on Quantum Foundations from 7 July 2018 to 21 July 2018. The workshop will bring together leading experts in the field, and address the most pressing problems in the foundations of quantum mechanics today.  Based on the successful previous Quantum Foundations Workshop 2015, this workshop will be more… Read more →

Weekly Papers on Quantum Foundations (17)

Are there really conformal frames? Uniqueness of affine inflation. (arXiv:1802.01247v2 [gr-qc] UPDATED)  hep-th updates on on 2018-4-28 8:09am GMT Authors: Hemza Azri Here we concisely review the nonminimal coupling dynamics of a single scalar field in the context of purely affine gravity and extend the study to multifield dynamics. The coupling is performed via an affine connection and its associated… Read more →

Weekly Papers on Quantum Foundations (16)

H-theorem and Maxwell Demon in Quantum Physics. (arXiv:1804.06886v1 [quant-ph])  quant-ph updates on on 2018-4-21 2:11am GMT Authors: N.S. Kirsanov, A.V. Lebedev, I.A. Sadovskyy, M.V. Suslov, V.M. Vinokur, G. Blatter, G.B. Lesovik The Second Law of Thermodynamics states that temporal evolution of an isolated system occurs with non-diminishing entropy. In quantum realm, this holds for energy-isolated systems the evolution of which is described by the so-called unital… Read more →

Weekly Papers on Quantum Foundations (15)

Infinte Idealization and Contextual Realism  Philsci-Archive: No conditions. Results ordered -Date Deposited. on 2018-4-13 8:48pm GMT Liu, Chuang (2018) Infinte Idealization and Contextual Realism. Synthese. ISSN 1573-0964 The big fudge: Welcome to the theory of not-quite-everything  New Scientist – Home on 2018-4-13 12:00pm GMT Physicists from Einstein to Hawking tried and failed to unite gravity and quantum theory. Now we… Read more →

Weekly Papers on Quantum Foundations (14)

A Finite Theory of Qubit Physics. (arXiv:1804.01734v1 [quant-ph])  quant-ph updates on on 2018-4-07 1:45am GMT Authors: T.N.Palmer Hardy’s axiomatic approach to the quantum theory of discrete Hilbert Spaces reveals that just one principle distinguishes it from classical probability theory: there should be continuous (and hence infinitesimal) reversible transformations between any pair of pure states – the single word `continuous’ giving… Read more →