Quantum decoherence 5.3.2 | Wheeler’s delayed choice experiment 1.2
For example, in the double-slit experiment, if no detector is installed, the system is in a quantum superposition state.
It is not that each individual photon is in a superposition. Instead, it is that the system of the whole experimental setup is in a superposition.
— Me@2021-01-23 12:57 AM
However, “what ‘the whole experimental setup‘ is” is not 100% objective. In other words, it is a little bit subjective.
“The whole experimental setup”, although largely objective, is partially defined with respect to an observer.
— Me@2021-01-23 12:58 AM
So quantum probability/indistinguishability effect is partly observer-dependent, although the subjectivity is just tiny compared with that of the classical probability in a mixed state.
— Me@2021-01-23 12:59 AM
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