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The uncertainty principle and measurement accuracy

Lomonosov Moscow State University, Department of Physics, Leninskie Gory 1 build. 2, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation

A gedanken experiment is proposed in which the momentum and position of a photon can be measured simultaneously in such a way that the product of their respective errors is less than the right-hand side of the corresponding Heisenberg uncertainty relation.

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Keywords: quantum measurements, measurement accuracy, Heisenberg uncertainty principle
PACS: 03.65.Ta
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.2017.02.038069
Citation: Belinsky A V, Lapshin V B "The uncertainty principle and measurement accuracy" Phys. Usp. 60 325–326 (2017)
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Received: 13th, July 2016, 7th, February 2017

Оригинал: Белинский А В, Лапшин В Б «Принцип неопределённостей и точность измерений» УФН 187 349–350 (2017); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.2017.02.038069

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