On the interpretation of quantum mechanical weak values

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Abstract

After a brief review of how quantum mechanical weak measurements plus post-selection give rise to the weak value concept, I criticize an interpretation of a weak value as any sort of straightforward, bona fide property of the system under investigation.

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  • Subatomic Physics

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  • quantum measurement, weak values, Hardy's paradoxes
Original languageEnglish
Article number014025
JournalPhysica Scripta
VolumeT163
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes