QuantumA quantum is the smallest increment into which many physical properties are subdivided.
Most commonly, quanta are the fundamental units of something measurable. Energy, for example, is quantized into photons, wavelike packets of fixed frequency. Quantum physics was founded at the beginning of the twentieth century, incorporating at a foundational level the idea that electromagnetic radiation comes in such packets; the concepts of quantum theory have proved paradoxical, and difficult to articulate in any familiar terms, but the theory built up into quantum field theory was the largest single step in the physical sciences between 1900 and 1950.
The word quantum comes from the Latin word for "quantity".
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Refutation of Bell's Theorem (ResearchIndex)
This article is to provide such a refutation, within a strictly quantum theoretical framework and without the need of any additional assumptions.
`Many Minds' Interpretation of QM
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Absurdities in Modern Physics: A Solution
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Quantum Theory Without Observers
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On the End of a Quantum Mechanical Romance
Role of Decoherence in QM measurement
The Future of Physics?
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Recent work on Bohmian mechanics, the formulation of quantum mechanics proposed in 1952 by David Bohm.
Exotic Probability Theories
Complex and negative probabilities and their relation to quantum mechanics
Decoherence caught in the act
After the measurement of an atom's state is probed by a second atom...
A Gravitational Explanation for Quantum Mechanics
Measurement changes toplogy of the spacetime.
Local realism and the crucial experiment
Aspect experiment is not 'crucial experiment' ruling out a local realistic theory. Paper written by Yoav Ben-Dov, Cohn Institute for the History of Science, Tel-Aviv University.
Quantum Entanglement and Causality
Evidence of entanglement is event stronger argument for non-locality then Bell theorem.
Discussions of Quantum Mechanics
Yahoo! Groups: Quantum Mechanics
THE Objectivist Quantum Mechanics
E-book reviews history, alternatives and raises good questions on philosophy and free will.
Nodal Interpretation of QM
Non-local description in terms of interaction events, called nodes.
New Wave Dissidents
While older generation of dissidents, Einstein, deBroglie, Bohm, Nelson, Bell, ... passed away, a new generation arose to "question the authorities": Objective Science -- A rational, reality based foundation for the sciences.
Discrete discontinuous nature of reality
Critical review of QM concepts, Bell theorem implication, based on sceptical view of infinite structures in mathematics
Quantum Gravity May Explain Dark Matter
Random vectors, quantum gravity and dark matter.
TEW - theory of elementary waves
Science forum comparing TEW with other interpretations.