Chapter 2. Impossibility of Determining the unknown quantum wavefunction of a Single System

  1. Orly Alter1 and
  2. Yoshihisa Yamamoto2

Published Online: 24 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617128.ch2

Quantum Measurement of a Single System

Quantum Measurement of a Single System

How to Cite

Alter, O. and Yamamoto, Y. (2001) Impossibility of Determining the unknown quantum wavefunction of a Single System, in Quantum Measurement of a Single System, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527617128.ch2

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:

  • structures;
  • quantum mechanics;
  • energy eigenstate;
  • signal;
  • interaction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Generalized Model of the Quantum Measurement of a Single System

  • Statistics of the Result of a Quantum Measurement of a Single System

  • Statistics of the Results of a Series of Quantum Measurements of a Single System

  • Conclusion