After my Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics I got somehow pulled away from science and now work as an International IT Manager.
I practise meditation since 2004 following the approaches of Qigong, Zazen and Vajrayana Buddhism.
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This post is all about a practical demonstration of the measurement problem which has been discussed in a more general way in the previous post, click here to read it.
This central statement is where we left off:
Only when a measurement is carried out, ONE of the variety of possible states of any given quantum system is magically picked out and is then called "reality". This reality depends on how the observer looks, i.e. on the particular way the experiment is carried out. The process of picking out one of many possibility is what we call 'collapse of the wave function'. Nobody knows how the system 'truly' looks like, and when we look we see only one aspect.
The double-slit experiment is a very tangible and certainly the most prominent way to demonstrate how the measurement problem can manifest. It works as follows:
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