The Uncertainty Principle

[Revised entry by Jan Hilgevoord and Jos Uffink on July 12, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Quantum mechanics is generally regarded as the physical theory that is our best
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[Revised entry by Jan Hilgevoord and Jos Uffink on July 12, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Quantum mechanics is generally regarded as the physical theory that is our best candidate for a fundamental and universal description of the physical world. The conceptual framework employed by this theory differs drastically from that of classical physics. Indeed, the transition from classical to quantum physics marks a genuine revolution in our understanding of the physical world....

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