By Günther Ludwig
In the 1st quantity we dependent quantum mechanics at the target description of macroscopic units. The additional improvement of the quantum mechanics of atoms, molecules, and collision methods has been defined in . during this context additionally the standard description of composite structures by way of tensor items of Hilbert areas has been brought. this technique will be officially extrapolated to structures composed of "many" ele mentary platforms, even arbitrarily many. One previously had the opinion that this "extrapolated quantum mechanics" is a extra entire concept than the objec tive description of macrosystems, an opinion which generated unsurmountable diffi culties for explaining the measuring approach. With admire to our beginning of quan tum mechanics on macroscopic objectivity, this opinion could suggest that our founda tion isn't any origin in any respect. the duty of this moment quantity is to realize a compatibility among the target description of macrosystems and an extrapolated quantum mechanics. hence in X we identify the "statistical mechanics" of macrosystems as a conception extra compre hensive than an extrapolated quantum mechanics. in this foundation we clear up the matter of the measuring procedure in quantum mechan ics, in XI constructing a conception which describes the measuring method as an interplay among microsystems and a macroscopic gadget. This concept additionally permits to calculate "in precept" the observable measured by means of a tool. Neither an incorporation of realization nor a mysterious mind's eye corresponding to "collapsing" wave packets are necessary.
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16). These considerations do not depend on the choice of K! cKm, provided only that S/'o K! is dense in Km(Ln,}. e. into the elements of Im) does not depend on K! ) bijectively onto Im. ,), we have l'S/;o L(Emk)=Lm. 18) Lm, where l' is surjective. This in particular shows that is a bijection. ,)=>oeLm and Sr,o Emk => oe Sr,o L(Emk ), and S/;o l' is a bijec~ion of Emk onto oe Lm (becausej's' = S/;o l'). 19) are bijections. Therefore, P is the identity mapping on oe Sr,o(EmJ. 4), we conclude N=>E mk .
2 we did not prove the embedding theorem, but only formulated it. Here let us proceed as if it were established and deduce consequences. Then one may try to prove the embedding theorem by first proving its "essential" consequences. 1. 2 yields t/I m. 2) By means of the mappings CPm and t/I m.. (cp (i a), Ut t/I(if) U/). tt a mapping of fljJ' into itself. tt the Liouville operator. e. 1) la t/lm(¢) dense in L(Y). 4a) follows that to each cp(ia) there uniquely corresponds a CPm(a); hence there is a mapping j with j cp(ia) =CPm(a).
27) is injective. /j' and S~L(I'z)~L are injective. 17) makes T well defined. 26) be denoted briefly by Q K (I' z)---+ K (I' z). e. Q2 =l= Q. 23 a), Tis defined by Ty=x with p(x(p), y) =