The paradox of two bottles in quantum mechanics

Foundations of Physics 20 (6):745-755 (1990)
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Abstract

A class of retrospective measurements analogous to the “delayed choice experiments” of Wheeler and Greenberger is considered. A new argument shows that the reduction of the wave packet must affect the past states of the system. As a side product, our argument implies that the axiom about the reduction of the wave packet in relativistic space-time cannot be consistently introduced

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