Finite-Time Stochastic Reduction Models

Brody, D C and Hughston, L P. 2005. Finite-Time Stochastic Reduction Models. Journal of Mathematical Physics, 46(8), 082101. ISSN 0022-2488 [Article]

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A new energy-based stochastic extension of the Schrodinger equation for which the wave function collapses after the passage of a finite amount of time is proposed. An exact closed-form solution to the dynamical equation, valid for all finite-dimensional quantum systems, is presented and used to verify explicitly that reduction of the state vector to an energy eigenstate occurs.

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31 May 2005Accepted
28 July 2005Published

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