Decoherence: Basic Concepts and Their Interpretation
by H. D. Zeh
Publisher: arXiv 2002
Number of pages: 42
Introduction to the theory of decoherence. Contents: 1. The phenomenon of decoherence: superpositions, superselection rules, decoherence by 'measurements'. 2. Observables as a derivable concept. 3. The measurement problem. 4. Density matrix, coarse graining, and 'events'.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by David Tong - University of Cambridge
These lectures describe the basic theoretical structures underlying the quantum Hall effect. The focus is on the interplay between microscopic wavefunctions, long-distance effective Chern-Simons theories, and the modes which live on the boundary.
by Badis Ydri - arXiv.org
We draw systematic parallels between the measurement problem in quantum mechanics and the information loss problem in black holes. Then we proceed to propose a solution of the former along the lines of the solution of the latter ...
by Ivan Todorov - arXiv
Expository notes which combine a historical survey of the development of quantum physics with a review of selected mathematical topics in quantization theory (addressed to students that are not complete novices in quantum mechanics).
by Curt A. Moyer - arXiv
The failure of conventional quantum theory to recognize time as an observable and to admit time operators is addressed. We emphasize the role of the Hamiltonian as the generator of translations in time to construct time states.