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S. Stenholm and M. Wilkens
Jumps in quantum theory
Contemp. Phys. 38 (1997) 257-268


    In this paper we review the discussion about quantum jumps. We sketch the historical background before we present the recent revival of this problem originating in the field of atomic investigations. We present both the theoretical methods and their motivations, the relevance to experiments and an attempt at a preliminary discussion of the role of these developments in our fundamental understanding of quantum physics.

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