Chapter 1. Open Fundamental Questions of Limits to Information in the Quantum Measurement of a Single System

  1. Orly Alter1 and
  2. Yoshihisa Yamamoto2

Published Online: 24 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617128.ch1

Quantum Measurement of a Single System

Quantum Measurement of a Single System

How to Cite

Alter, O. and Yamamoto, Y. (2001) Open Fundamental Questions of Limits to Information in the Quantum Measurement of a Single System, in Quantum Measurement of a Single System, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527617128.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Genetics, Stanford University

  2. 2

    ICORP Quantum Entanglement Project, JST Edward L. Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University and NTT Basic Research Laboratories

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 5 JUL 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471283089

Online ISBN: 9783527617128

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Keywords:

  • technology;
  • quantum systems;
  • wavefunction;
  • measurements;
  • reduction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Meaning of the Quantum Wavefunction

  • Nature of the Quantum Zeno Effect

  • Fundamental Quantum Limit to Precision Measurements

  • Conclusion