Matthew Kleban, NYU

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Matthew Kleban, NYU

October 19, 2020
2:10 PM - 3:10 PM
Zoom

Quantum Decoherence:  a Lowbrow Perspective

I will briefly review the phenomenon of decoherence in quantum mechanics, and then describe the methods and results of a recent set of numerical simulations on a tripartite quantum system consisting of a relativistic quantum field theory (the system being measured), a von Neumann pointer (the measuring apparatus), and an environment.