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Quantum Impedances, Entanglement, and State Reduction

Authors: Peter Cameron

The measurement problem, the mechanism of quantum state reduction, has remained an open question for nearly a century. The 'quantum weirdness' of the problem was highlighted by the introduction of the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox in 1935. Motivated by Bell's Theorem, nonlocality was first experimentally observed in 1972 by Clauser and Freedman in the entangled states of an EPR experiment, and is now an accepted fact. Special relativity requires that no energy is transferred in the nonlocal collapse of these entangled two-body wavefunctions, that no work is done, no information communicated. In the family of quantum impedances those which are scale invariant, the Lorentz and centrifugal impedances, satisfy this requirement. This letter explores their role in the collapse of the wave function

Comments: 5 Pages. added a reference to a note on the black hole information paradox

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[v1] 2013-03-06 14:28:51
[v2] 2013-03-07 10:23:25
[v3] 2013-03-13 01:18:09
[v4] 2013-04-20 09:26:34
[v5] 2013-04-26 11:12:11
[v6] 2013-05-11 14:40:00

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