Decoherence: Basic Concepts and Their Interpretation
by H. D. Zeh
Publisher: arXiv 2002
Number of pages: 42
Introduction to the theory of decoherence. Contents: 1. The phenomenon of decoherence: superpositions, superselection rules, decoherence by 'measurements'. 2. Observables as a derivable concept. 3. The measurement problem. 4. Density matrix, coarse graining, and 'events'.
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