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Quantum causality

conceptual issues in the causal theory of quantum mechanics

by Peter J. Riggs

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Published by Springer in Dordrecht, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quantum theory,
  • Causality (Physics)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-223) and index.

    Statementby Peter J. Riggs
    SeriesStudies in history and philosophy of science -- v. 23
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC174.12 .R54 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 230 p. ;
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24803444M
    ISBN 109789048124022, 9789048124039
    LC Control Number2009926977

      Quantum Causality: Conceptual Issues in the Causal Theory of Quantum Mechanics - Ebook written by Peter J. Riggs. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Quantum Causality: Conceptual Issues in the Causal Theory of Quantum Mechanics. In the next section we will see how causality is a theorem of quantum theory, and, as such, is a falsifiable proposition of the theory. We will also see how the present notion of causality is equivalent to the Einsteinian notion, and distills all the guises in which causality appears in physics. 2. Causality is a theorem of Quantum Theory.

    Causality is central to understanding the mechanisms of nature: some event "A" is the cause of another event "B". Surprisingly, causality does not follow this simple rule in quantum physics: due to quantum superposition we might be led to believe that "A causes B" and that "B causes A". The general definition of causality is that the principle of the 'effect never occuring before the cause', as in Wikipedia. The book 'Picturing Quantum Processes' (pg: ) defines causality as states or processes having the following property: Discarding the state .

    Quantum Causality shows that the Causal Theory of Quantum Mechanics is a viable physical theory that provides realistic explanations for quantum phenomena. Much of what is argued for in this book will be controversial but, at the very least, these arguments will likely engender some lively debate on the various issues : Peter J. Riggs. The general definition of causality is that the principle of the 'effect never occuring before the cause', as in Wikipedia. The book 'Picturing Quantum Processes' (pg: ) defines causality as states.


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English: Quantum Physics and Philosophy – Causality and Complementarity A “Philosophy in the Mid-Century, A Survey” (ed. Klibansky), La nuova Italia editrice, Firenzepp. – B. The advantage of noncausal quantum computation scales with the size of the problem.

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Retrocausality, or backwards causation, is a concept of cause and effect in which an effect precedes its cause in time and so a later event affects an earlier one. In quantum physics, the distinction between cause and effect is not made at the most fundamental level and so time-symmetric systems can be viewed as causal or retrocausal.

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The prevailing theory of quantum mechanics is Price: $  Or else causality is so naturally embedded in our theoretical understanding that its notion remains unconsciously implicit even in recent axiomatized quantum foundations, as happened in the seminal paper by Lucien Hardy, which inspired the informational derivation of quantum theory [13–15] of which causality is now an axiom.

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