Chapter 8. Established 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.ch8

Quantum Measurement of a Single System

Quantum Measurement of a Single System

How to Cite

Alter, O. and Yamamoto, Y. (2007) Established 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.ch8

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:

  • impossibility;
  • adiabatic measurement;
  • analysis;
  • observables;
  • displacement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Quantum Wavefunction Has an Epistemological Meaning Only

  • The Quantum Zen0 Effect Is Truly a Measurement Effect

  • There Is a Fundamental Quantum Limit to External Force Detection via Monitoring a Driven Harmonic Oscillator