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On the question of measurement in quantum mechanics

  a, b
a International Center for Quantum Optics and Quantum Technologies (the Russian Quantum Center), ul. Novaya 100, Skolkovo, Moscow Region, 143025, Russian Federation
b Lomonosov Moscow State University, Department of Physics, Leninskie Gory 1 build. 2, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation

The probabilistic nature of measurements in quantum mechanics can be interpreted as a consequence of information loss arising from the chaotic dynamics of measuring instruments.

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Keywords: wave function collapse, reduction postulate, quantum chaos, decoherence, causality
PACS: 03.65.−w, 03.65.Yz (all)
DOI: 10.3367/UFNe.2022.07.039219
Citation: Rubtsov A N "On the question of measurement in quantum mechanics" Phys. Usp. 66 734–740 (2023)
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Received: 20th, November 2021, revised: 28th, June 2022, 10th, July 2022

Оригинал: Рубцов А Н «К вопросу об измерении в квантовой механике» УФН 193 783–790 (2023); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.2022.07.039219

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