Monthly Papers on Philosophy of Mind (4)

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Weekly Papers on Quantum Foundations (18)

Unwinding Short-Range Entanglement. (arXiv:1804.11236v1 [quant-ph] CROSS LISTED)  hep-th updates on on 2018-5-05 1:16am GMT Authors: Abhishodh Prakash, Juven Wang, Tzu-Chieh Wei Symmetry-Protected Topological (SPT) phases are short-range entangled (SRE) gapped phases of quantum matter protected by global symmetries, that cannot be unitarily and adiabatically deformed to a trivial phase without closing the gap or breaking symmetry. In this work, we show that,… 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 →

Weekly Papers on Quantum Foundations (13)

Decoherence and Determinism in a One-Dimensional Cloud-Chamber Model  Latest Results for Foundations of Physics on 2018-4-01 12:00am GMT Abstract The hypothesis (Sparenberg et al. in EPJ Web Conf 58:01016, [1]. that the particular linear tracks appearing in the measurement of a spherically-emitting radioactive source in a cloud chamber are determined by the (random) positions of atoms or molecules inside the… Read more →