Response to Dr. Pashby: Time operators and POVM observables in quantum mechanics

Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 52 (Part A):39-43 (2015)
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I argue against a general time observable in quantum mechanics except for quantum gravity theory. Then I argue in support of case specific arrival time and dwell time observables with a cautionary note concerning the broad approach to POVM observables because of the wild proliferation available

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Gordon N. Fleming
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