Where is the quantum particle between two position measurements?

L. Vaidman*

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A controversy about counterfactual computation [Hosten et al., Nature, 439, 949 (2006), Vaidman, PRL 98, 160403 (2007)] reveals a paradoxical feature of a pre- and post-selected quantum particle: it can reach a certain location without being on the path that leads to and from this location.

Original languageEnglish
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - 2008
EventInternational Conference on Quantum Information, ICQI 2008 - Boston, MA, United States
Duration: 13 Jul 200816 Jul 2008


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