I hadn't seen this posted elsewhere already, and it certainly hits on a lot of topics which have been recently discussed:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Irreversibility in Collapse-Free Quantum Dynamics and the Second Law of Thermodynamics by our esteemed member M. B. Weissman:

Abstract: Proposals to solve the problems of quantum measurement via non-linear CPT-violating modifications of quantum dynamics are argued to provide a possible fundamental explanation for the irreversibility of statistical mechanics as well. The argument is expressed in terms of collapse-free accounts. The reverse picture, in which statistical irreversibility generates quantum irreversibility, is argued to be less satisfactory because it leaves the Born probability rule unexplained.

So in one shot, we get to discuss (among other topics): MWI, Thermodynamics, Collapse Postulate, the Measurement Problem and CPT violations!

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# Quantum Dynamics and the Second Law of Thermodynamics

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