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Re: Proving uncertainty: First rigorous formulation supporting Heisenberg's famous 1927 principle
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May 24, 2014 12:03 AM


I tend to shy away from posts that have "rigorous" and "uncertainty" in the title  lol.
 
Michael J. Strickland Reston, VA michael0658@comcast.net 
"Sam Wormley" <swormley1@gmail.com> wrote in message news:4cednXJbOJ_l_ODOnZ2dnUVZ_q6dnZ2d@giganews.com... > Proving uncertainty: First rigorous formulation supporting Heisenberg's > famous 1927 principle >> http://phys.org/news/201404uncertaintyrigorousheisenbergfamousprinciple.html > >> Nearly 90 years after Werner Heisenberg pioneered his uncertainty >> principle, a group of researchers from three countries has provided >> substantial new insight into this fundamental tenet of quantum >> physics with the first rigorous formulation supporting the >> uncertainty principle as Heisenberg envisioned it. > >> In the Journal of Mathematical Physics, the researchers reports a new >> way of defining measurement errors that is applicable in the quantum >> domain and enables a precise characterization of the fundamental >> limits of the information accessible in quantum experiments. Quantum >> mechanics requires that we devise approximate joint measurements >> because the theory itself prohibits simultaneous ideal measurements >> of position and momentumÂ—and this is the content of the uncertainty >> relation proven by the researchers. > >



