Conformal Invariance and Applications to Statistical by Claude Itzykson, Hubert Saleur, Jean Bernard Zuber

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Part II is devoted to more technical aspects of Bohmian systems. Each chapter relates Bohmian mechanics to a basic issue in quantum mechanics: the classical limit (Chap. 5), quantum scattering in the mesoscopic regime and time observables (Chap. 6), the observability and measurability of Bohmian trajectories (Chap. 7), identical particles and quantum statistics (Chap. 8). 8 The Book 15 Part III concerns various aspects of the issue of extending Bohmian mechanics to quantum field theory and to include relativity: Bohmian mechanics and Lorentz invariance (Chap.

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How can the collapse rule for the wave function be compatible with Bohmian mechanics, one of whose axioms is Schrödinger’s equation for the evolution of the wave function, which is incompatible with its collapse? (See Chap. ) 5. In Bohmian mechanics a particle always has a well-defined position and velocity. How can this be compatible with Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle? (See Chap. ) 6. Spin, unlike position, has no classical analogue. How can Bohmian mechanics deal with spin? (See Chap. ) 12 1 Introduction 7.

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