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By Belal E. Baaquie

The Theoretical Foundations of Quantum Mechanics addresses primary concerns that aren't mentioned in so much books on quantum mechanics. This publication specializes in examining the underlying ideas of quantum mechanics and explaining the conceptual and theoretical underpinning of quantum mechanics. specifically, the options of quantum indeterminacy, quantum size and quantum superposition are analyzed to explain the innovations which are implicit within the formula of quantum mechanics.
The Schrodinger equation isn't solved within the publication. particularly, the dialogue at the basics of quantum mechanics is handled in a rigorous demeanour according to the math of quantum mechanics. the hot idea of the interaction of empirical and trans-empirical constructs in quantum mechanics is brought to elucidate the rules of quantum mechanics and to give an explanation for the counter-intuitive building of nature in quantum mechanics.
The Theoretical Foundations of Quantum Mechanics is geared toward the complex undergraduate and assumes introductory wisdom of quantum mechanics. Its goal is to supply an effective starting place for the reader to arrive a deeper figuring out of the rules of quantum mechanics.

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All empirical quantities in quantum mechanics, such as the expectation value of physical operators, are determinate and have a unique value; empirical properties are also determinate for a classical random variable. In classical probability theory, since one can directly observe the random variable, the particular values of the random variable exist objectively. In contrast, the degree of freedom F always remains concealed, veiled, and masked by the quantum state vector ψ (F ), and the specific and determinate “points” of the space F cannot be directly observed.

Consider a quantum particle with degree of freedom x ∈ ℜ = F . 10 Indeterminate Quantum Paths Fig. 6 A quantum particle is observed at first at initial position xi at time ti and a second time at final position xf at time tf . The quantum particle’s path being indeterminate means that the single particle simultaneously exists in all the allowed paths (published with permission of © Belal E. aaquie 2012. All Rights Reserved) 19 Time xf tf t x1 x2 x3 xN ti xi Space particle at point xf . To simplify the discussion, suppose there are N-slits between the initial and final positions, located at positions x1 , x2 , .

6 Trans-empirical Domain and Laws of Physics 35 Quantum State: Transition Trans-empirical (virtual) state ψ(t,R) : probability amplitude quantum state unobservable Empirical Measurement Trans-empirical Empirical manifestation |ψ(t,x)|2 : probability quantum state observed degree of freedom R: trans-empirical operator observed at position x Transitions from the trans-empirical Transitions from the empirical to to the empirical caused by the the trans-empirical caused by process of measurement the preparation of the state Fig.

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