Super Classical Quantum Mechanics: The Interpretation of Non-Relativistic Quantum Mechanics

  • Willis E. LambJr.
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Newtonian Classical Mechanics (NCM) suffers from several kinds of chaotic indeterminacy. These shortcomings can be repaired in a simple and obvious manner. The NCM theory is thereby transformed into a new (probabilistic) theory which is fully equivalent to the Non-relativistic Quantum Mechanics of Heisenberg, Schröinger, and Dirac with the Max Born probabilistic interpretation of the state function built in from the start. I call this new theory Super Classical Quantum Mechanics, (SCQM). With the help of Paul Ehrenfest’s 1927 theorem, the classical limit of the new theory, SCQM, gives exactly the results expected of an improved Newtonian theory of Classical Mechanics. This approach offers enormous advantages, not only for a physically reasonable interpretation of Quantum Mechanics, but also for its contribution to the Quantum Theory of Measurement, and for the avoidance of all of the so-alled paradoxes of traditional non? relativistic Quantum Mechanics.


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  • Willis E. LambJr.
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  1. 1.Optical Sciences Center and Department of PhysicsUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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