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Sam Jaques
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106 votes
4 answers
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Why does nature favour the Laplacian?

17 votes
2 answers
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What is a "fiduciary" (or "fiducial") quantum state?

6 votes
3 answers
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How can any quantum superposition get produced, given conservation of energy?

5 votes
1 answer
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How do thermometers actually function?

3 votes
1 answer
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Simulating Toffoli Gates with Fredkin Gates with no garbage bits

3 votes
1 answer
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Describing Majorana fermions with operations

3 votes
1 answer
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Should the same amount of heat increase entropy less in larger systems?

3 votes
1 answer
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Creation and annihilation from basic position/momentum operators [closed]

3 votes
3 answers
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Can an object rotate about two axes at once? [duplicate]

3 votes
0 answers
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Are all physically realistic Hamiltonians local?

1 vote
1 answer
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How can a single electron in a crystal become excited, given Bloch's theorem?

1 vote
0 answers
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Natural quantum states with energy uncertainty

1 vote
1 answer
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Can photons get captured in a Fabry-Perot cavity, and if so, what happens when it's detuned?

0 votes
1 answer
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Interaction energy in an electromagnetic field

0 votes
2 answers
896 views

Why don't thermometers measure internal energy directly?

0 votes
1 answer
410 views

Show that modified energy-momentum tensor defines conserved currents