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Quantum Theory Interpretations Mathematics - language of science but mathematical descriptions require interpretation In QT, wave functions cover all possibilities (Superposition Principle) - and they work! State described by wave function rotates in abstract infinite-dimensional space (Hilbert space) But we never see (or seem to) all possibilities - the wave function “collapses” into a definite classical outcome => randomness
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Quantum Theory Interpretations Schroedinger’s Cat moves this quantum weirdness from the micro to macro level Absurd situation There is something missing in QT OR Standard or Copenhagen Interpretation Einstein and Schroedinger (and others) believed this. Einstein: “God does not play dice.”
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Quantum Theory Interpretations Measurement causes superposition wave to “collapse” into one of many possible states what does that mean? What is a measurement?
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