An exceptionally simple argument against the many-worlds interpretation

Publication Year:
2011
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http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/8960
Author(s):
Gao, Shan
preprint description
It is shown that the superposed wave function of a measuring device, in each branch of which there is a definite measurement result, does not correspond to many worlds as assumed by the many-worlds interpretation, because all branches of the superposed wave function can be observed in our world by protective measurement.