Irreversibility of a measurement procedure

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Abstract

It is shown in the paper that any measurement procedure possesses inherent generic property of irreversibility. The property consists in impossibility of a process where a transition is possible from a finite state of a system to its initial state through the same states but in reverse order. The irreversibility is accompanied by property of sequentiality that means multistage character of a measurement. Awareness of these properties can provide some useful ways and tools for development of new measurement methods.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012050
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Volume588
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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