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Observation vs measurement

  1. Jan 22, 2012 #1
    What is the difference between observation and measurement in reference to a quantum experiment?
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  3. Jan 22, 2012 #2
    Nothing; these words are used interchangeably in QM.
  4. Jan 22, 2012 #3


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    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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