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For all you Math / QM freaks out there

  1. Sep 3, 2005 #1
    For all you Math / QM freaks out there....

    ....check out this paper:
    F. Gieres, Rep. Prog. Phys. 63 (2000), pp. 1893 - 1931,
    "Mathematical surprises and Dirac's formalism in quantum mechanics"
    which you can find here:
    http://www.iop.org/EJ/abstract/0034-4885/63/12/201 (requires subscription)

    You can download the paper for FREE here:
    http://arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/9907069 (English) or
    http://arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/9907070 (French).

    The author shows that the lack of a rigorous mathematical formalism in QM leads to contradictions that are quite interesting. He illustrates problems and also gives solutions to them how to avoid them.

    Have fun!
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