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tom.stoer
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Feb17-12, 05:43 PM
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You seem to be assuming that decoherence solves the measurement problem and describes the full way to a classical description of the system.
No, I don't.

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Decoherence only describes the mean behavior of ensembles and not single state histories, so it's also not capable of describing the single system measurement outcomes we are observing.
I know.

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... specifically the pointer basis is not specified.
Does that mean that there is no explanation for a pointer basis? where it comes from? construction of the device?

Any idea regarding question 2?