PIRSA:13060018

Weak values: their meaning and uses in quantum foundations.

APA

Wiseman, H. (2013). Weak values: their meaning and uses in quantum foundations.. Perimeter Institute. https://pirsa.org/13060018

MLA

Wiseman, Howard. Weak values: their meaning and uses in quantum foundations.. Perimeter Institute, Jun. 24, 2013, https://pirsa.org/13060018

BibTex

          @misc{ pirsa_13060018,
            doi = {},
            url = {https://pirsa.org/13060018},
            author = {Wiseman, Howard},
            keywords = {Quantum Foundations},
            language = {en},
            title = {Weak values: their meaning and uses in quantum foundations.},
            publisher = {Perimeter Institute},
            year = {2013},
            month = {jun},
            note = {PIRSA:13060018 see, \url{https://pirsa.org}}
          }
          

Abstract

Weak values were introduced by Aharonov, Albert, and Vaidman 25 years ago, but it is only in the last 10 years that they have begun to enter into mainstream physics. I will introduce weak values as done by AAV, but then give them a modern definition in terms of generalized measurements. I will discuss their properties and their uses in experiment. Finally I will talk about what they have to contribute to quantum foundations.