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Observation vs measurement

by nouveau_riche
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nouveau_riche
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Jan22-12, 05:43 AM
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What is the difference between observation and measurement in reference to a quantum experiment?
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Jan22-12, 05:58 AM
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Nothing; these words are used interchangeably in QM.
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Jan22-12, 07:55 AM
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What is the difference between observation and measurement in reference to a quantum experiment?
http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=566639

Probably the same as above until someone in a deadlock design a discrepancy ad hoc embedded in an operational definition that leads to an experimental breakthrough in QM.


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