Quantum Probabilities and Paradoxes of the Quantum Century
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the discovery of quanta
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Table of Slide Contents
The title slide and lecture contents
A common thread of maths and physics
The quantum century begins
Quantum statistics for laymen and children
The A-level derivation of Planck's formula
The rise of quantum mechanics
The discovery of matrix mechanics
The discovery of wave mechanics
Interpretations of quantum mechanics
Quantum probabilities and paradoxes
Heisenberg uncertainty relations
The quantum measurement problem
Untying the Schrodinger's cat
Collapse & Projection Postulate
Reality and prediction of future
Causality and nondemolition principle
Quantum calculus and Ito algebras
Consistent histories and anticipation
Quantum Trajectories and Open Systems
Quantum filtering of a free particle
Stochastic filtering wave equations
A quantum message from the future
The greatest form of beauty
Author:
Viacheslav P Belavkin
Chair of Mathematical Physics, Nottingham University, UK