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A stronger theorem against macro-realism

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Macro-realism is the position that certain "macroscopic" observables must always possess definite values: e.g. the table is in some definite position, even if we don't know what that is precisely. The traditional understanding is that by assuming macro-realism one can derive the Leggett-Garg inequalities, which constrain the possible statistics from certain experiments. Since quantum experiments can violate the Leggett-Garg inequalities this is taken to rule out the possibility of macro-reali...

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10.22331/q-2017-07-14-13

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Oxford, Colleges and Halls, St Johns College
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Oxford, HUM, Philosophy Faculty
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Oxford, Colleges and Halls, Trinity College
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Verein zur Förderung des Open Access Publizierens in den Quantenwissenschaften. Publisher's website
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Quantum Journal website
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2017-07-05
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2017-07-07
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