Collapse of the wave function : models, ontology, origin, and implications [E-Book] / edited by Shan Gao, Shanxi University.
Gao, Shan, (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2018
1 online resource (xi, 348 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • How to teach and think about spontaneous wave function collapse theories: not like before / Lajos Diósi
  • What really matters in Hilbert-space stochastic processes / Giancarlo Ghirardi, Oreste Nicrosini and Alberto Rimini
  • Dynamical collapse for photons / Philip Pearle
  • Quantum state reduction / Dorje C. Brody and Lane P. Hughston
  • Collapse models and spacetime symmetries / Daniel J. Bedingham
  • Ontology for collapse theories / Wayne C. Myrvold
  • Properties and the born rule in GRW theory / Roman Frigg
  • Paradoxes and primitive ontology in collapse theories of quantum mechanics / Roderich Tumulka
  • On the status of primitive ontology / Peter J. Lewis
  • Collapse or no collapse? What is the best ontology of quantum mechanics in the primitive ontology framework? / Michael Esfeld
  • Quantum state reduction via gravity, and possible tests using Bose-Einstein condensates / Ivette Fuentes and Roger Penrose
  • Collapse. What else? / Nicolas Gisin
  • Three arguments for the reality of wave-function collapse / Shan Gao
  • Could inelastic interactions induce quantum probabilistic transitions? / Nicholas Maxwell
  • How the Schrödinger equation would predict collapse: an explicit mechanism / Roland Omnes
  • Wave function collapse, non-locality, and space-time structure / Tejinder P. Singh
  • The weight of collapse: dynamical reduction models in general relativistic contexts / Elias Okon and Daniel Sudarsky.