Special Issue "The Many-Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics"
A special issue of Quantum Reports (ISSN 2624-960X).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2023) | Viewed by 22745
Interests: foundations of quantum mechanics; two-state vector formalism; quantum measurements
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The many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics (MWI) solves the measurement problem, avoids action at a distance and indeterminism, and does not contradict empirical evidence. Why, then, it is not in the consensus? This Special Issue will aim to promote the ongoing debate on the foundations of quantum mechanics by dealing with the major open questions regarding the MWI and its alternatives.
The issues to be discussed include:
- What is the ontology?
- Who am I, what is our world?
- What is the structure of the physical universe?
- Does self-location uncertainty solve the probability problem?
- Can the Born rule be derived?
- What are advantages of alternative interpretations?
- Do we need to modify the MWI of QM in view of field theory, string theory, etc.?
Prof. Dr. Lev Vaidman
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- interpretations of quantum mechanics
- the many-worlds interpretation
- the Born rule