On the quantum Zeno effect

Hiromichi Nakazato, Mikio Namiki, Saverio Pascazio, Helmut Rauch

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Abstract

The limit of infinitely frequent measurements (continuous observation), yielding the quantum Zeno paradox, is critically analyzed and shown to be unphysical. A specific example involving neutron spin is considered and some practical estimates are given.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27-32
Number of pages6
JournalPhysics Letters A
Volume199
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Mar 20
Externally publishedYes

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Nakazato, H., Namiki, M., Pascazio, S., & Rauch, H. (1995). On the quantum Zeno effect. Physics Letters A, 199(1-2), 27-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/0375-9601(95)00037-4

On the quantum Zeno effect. / Nakazato, Hiromichi; Namiki, Mikio; Pascazio, Saverio; Rauch, Helmut.

In: Physics Letters A, Vol. 199, No. 1-2, 20.03.1995, p. 27-32.

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Nakazato, H, Namiki, M, Pascazio, S & Rauch, H 1995, 'On the quantum Zeno effect', Physics Letters A, vol. 199, no. 1-2, pp. 27-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/0375-9601(95)00037-4
Nakazato H, Namiki M, Pascazio S, Rauch H. On the quantum Zeno effect. Physics Letters A. 1995 Mar 20;199(1-2):27-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/0375-9601(95)00037-4
Nakazato, Hiromichi ; Namiki, Mikio ; Pascazio, Saverio ; Rauch, Helmut. / On the quantum Zeno effect. In: Physics Letters A. 1995 ; Vol. 199, No. 1-2. pp. 27-32.
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