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asked Minimum information necessary to represent a pure quantum state
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comment How do particles become entangled?
What is a nonlinear crystal?
Oct
18
asked Wavefunction of isomers
Oct
12
comment What happen to a spoon which is detached from the satellite?
Spoon? As in the kitchen utensil?
Aug
19
comment Why is QM maximally predictive?
You read my post far too literally. Or you're pretending to read it too literally.
Aug
14
comment An atomic bomb explodes inside of an “unbreakable” container which is on a scale. Does the “weight” of the container change?
I think it's pretty clear from his question that this is a thought experiment alone, designed to understand the relationship between energy and gravity. I'm not sure why everyone's focusing on the irrelevant "engineering" problem of designing a box.
Aug
12
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Jul
28
accepted My basis set isn't orthonormal?
Jul
21
asked My basis set isn't orthonormal?
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awarded  Inquisitive
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2
awarded  Curious
Jun
20
comment Applying an operator to a function vs. a (ket) vector
Why are elements of a Hilbert space called "vectors" anyway? Can't we just call them elements? It seems kind of confusing to say a function is a type of vector. The word "vector" has always had the connotation of being a list of elements (at least in high school, undergrad, and grad school engineering courses), rather than an element itself...
Jun
19
asked Is there a cheap way I can do a Bell inequality experiment?
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19
awarded  Good Question
May
26
revised How does a unique electron probability distribution correspond to one wavefunction?
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May
26
asked How does a unique electron probability distribution correspond to one wavefunction?
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awarded  Popular Question
Apr
30
accepted Confusion about wavefunction separability
Apr
20
comment Virtual particles and physical laws
So if one used non-perturbative methods to do calculations, there would be no purpose for virtual particles?