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The interpretation of quantum mechanics has been controversial since the introduction of quantum theory in the 1920s. Although the Copenhagen interpretation is commonly accepted, its usual formulation suffers from some serious drawbacks. Based mainly on Bohr's concepts, the formulation assumes an independent and essential validity of classical concepts running in parallel with quantum ones, and leaves open the possibility of their ultimate conflict. In this book, Roland Omnès examines a number of recent advances, which, combined, lead to a consistent revision of the Copenhagen interpretation. His aim is to show how this interpretation can fit all present experiments, to weed out unnecessary or questionable assumptions, and to assess the domain of validity where the older statements apply. Drawing on the new contributions, "This book gives an excellent account of the modern interpretation of quantum mechanics from the Copenhagen point of view. It is a seminal work that should be bought and studied by everyone interested in the field."
- Converging Realities: Toward a Common Philosophy of Physics and Mathematics. [Hardcover]
- Quantum Philosophy: Understanding and Interpreting Contemporary Science. [Paperback]
- Understanding Quantum Mechanics. [Hardcover]
- Princeton Series in Physics
Paul J. Steinhardt et al., Series Editor
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