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Philosophische Verirrungen in der Quantenmechanik

des 20. Jahrhunderts

About   the   Author:   Paul   Marmet,   Ph.   D.   (1932-2005)   was   one   of   the   most   important critics   of   the   theory   of   relativity   in   modern   times.      From   1990   to   1999,   Paul   Marmet was   assistant   professor   in   the   physics   department   of   the   University   of   Ottawa.      He   was   a senior   researcher   at   the   Herzberg   Institute   of   Astrophysics   of   the   National   Research Council   of   Canada,   in   Ottawa,   from   1983   to   1990.      From   1967   to   1982,   he   was   director of the laboratory for Atomic and Molecular Physics at Laval University in Québec City.      A   past   president   of   the   Canadian Association   of   Physicists   (1981-1982),   he   also   served as   a   member   of   the   executive   committee   of   the   Atomic   Energy   Control   Board   of Canada   from   1979   to   1984.      Marmet   was   elected   Fellow   of   the   Royal   Society   of   Canada in   1973   and   was   made   an   Officer   of   the   Order   of   Canada   in   1981.     The   Order   of   Canada is   the   highest   decoration   bestowed   by   the   Canadian   government.            Between   1978   and 1998,    the    author    also    published    several    other    papers    related    to    the    fundamental principles   in   physics.      Several   of   these   papers   are   presented   on   this   web   site.         In   1997- 99,    physicists    of    the    establishment    showed    fierce    disagreement    with    the    fact    that Marmet’s    research    implied    that    the    fundamental    principles    of    physics    were    being questioned.      Although   the   experimental   work,   which   could   determine   the   energy   of numerous    quantum    stated    was    highly    appreciated    and    even    honoured,    the    physics establishment    required    that    the    author    should    stop    questioning    the    fundamental principles   of   physics.      The   author   was   first   informed   by   NSERC   (Natural   Science   and Engineering   Research   Council   of   Canada)   to   stop   doing   that   fundamental   research despite   the   fact   that,   being   theoretical,   it   required   no   research   funds   -   all   research   grants were   used   for   the   experimental   work   needed   for   the   electron   impact   apparatus.      Since   the   fundamental   research   was   still   going   on   the following year, the grant was cut to zero, putting an end to experimental work using the mono-energetic electron beams.        In   May   1999,   the   head   of   the   physics   department   came   to   Marmet’s   office   and   said:   “We   do   not   want   your   office,      your   problem   is   that you   keep   questioning   the   fundamental   principles   of   physics.”)      Three   months   later,   a   letter   was   sent   requiring   Marmet's   office   to   become unoccupied   before   the   end   of   the   month.      Without   research   grant   and   being   expelled   from   his   office,   Dr.   Marmet   continued   his   research alone at home.  This   shows   that   physics   is   not   only   a   science,   it   is   also   a   doctrine.   Therefore,   there   are   heretics.   This   is   no   different   than   in   times   of Galileo!
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From the preface of the German translation:

Quantum   mechanics   and   relativity   theory   are   the   two   physical   theories   that   have   shaped   the   20th   century. The   revolutionary   new   compared to   classical   physics   was   the   fact   that   the   observer   was   included   in   the   theory.   However,   this   resulted   in   some   absurd   interpretations   that were   not   to   teach   a   student,   why   one   sometimes   ultimately   decided   on.   Only   at   the   formulas   he   should   follow.   But   this   can   not   go   well   to the duration. So I had professionally turned my practical tasks without completely losing theoretical physics from the back of the head. After   the   end   of   my   career,   I   wanted   finally   close   my   understanding   gaps   in   this   area.   Looking   for   a   clear   introduction   to   quantum mechanics,   I   noticed   a   small   Reklam   booklet   of Werner   Heisenberg,   titled   "Quantum   theory   and   philosophy". The   booklet   seemed   right   for my   concern.   Especially   the   chapter   on   the   Copenhagen   interpretation   of   quantum   mechanics,   his   conversation   with   Einstein   and   his relationship   to   Kant's   philosophy,   found   my   undivided   attention.   "The   transition   from   the   possible   to   the   factual   could   find   place   at   the   time of   the   act   of   observation",   he   stated   in   his   Copenhagen   interpretation. And   Einstein   countered:   "But   from   the   principled   position   it   is   quite wrong to try to build a theory only on observable quantities. For it is exactly the opposite. Only the theory decides what one can observe. " In   the   discussion   of   Werner   Heisenberg   and   Carl   Friedrich   von   Weizsäcker   with   the   young   philosopher   Grete   Hermann      it   came   to   the   law of causality, that should no longer be valid in quantum mechanics ...
The physical world view  between reality and surrealism
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 Muggle’s Library
© Dr. Ing. Dipl Phys. M. Hüfner 2014
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Philosophische Verirrungen in der

Quantenmechanik

des 20. Jahrhunderts

About    the    Author:    Paul    Marmet,    Ph.    D. (1932-2005)   was   one   of   the   most   important critics   of   the   theory   of   relativity   in   modern times.        From    1990    to    1999,    Paul    Marmet was     assistant     professor     in     the     physics department   of   the   University   of   Ottawa.      He was    a    senior    researcher    at    the    Herzberg Institute    of    Astrophysics    of    the    National Research    Council    of    Canada,    in    Ottawa, from   1983   to   1990.      From   1967   to   1982,   he was    director    of    the    laboratory    for   Atomic and   Molecular   Physics   at   Laval   University in Québec City.           A     past     president     of     the     Canadian Association    of    Physicists    (1981-1982),    he also   served   as   a   member   of   the   executive committee    of    the    Atomic    Energy    Control Board     of     Canada     from     1979     to     1984.       Marmet    was    elected    Fellow    of    the    Royal Society   of   Canada   in   1973   and   was   made   an   Officer   of   the   Order   of   Canada   in   1981.      The Order    of    Canada    is    the    highest    decoration    bestowed    by    the    Canadian    government.            Between   1978   and   1998,   the   author   also   published   several   other   papers   related   to   the fundamental   principles   in   physics.      Several   of   these   papers   are   presented   on   this   web   site.        In   1997-99,   physicists   of   the   establishment   showed   fierce   disagreement   with   the   fact   that Marmet’s    research    implied    that    the    fundamental    principles    of    physics    were    being questioned.       Although    the    experimental    work,    which    could    determine    the    energy    of numerous    quantum    stated    was    highly    appreciated    and    even    honoured,    the    physics establishment   required   that   the   author   should   stop   questioning   the   fundamental   principles of   physics.      The   author   was   first   informed   by   NSERC   (Natural   Science   and   Engineering Research   Council   of   Canada)   to   stop   doing   that   fundamental   research   despite   the   fact   that, being   theoretical,   it   required   no   research   funds   -   all   research   grants   were   used   for   the experimental   work   needed   for   the   electron   impact   apparatus.      Since   the   fundamental research   was   still   going   on   the   following   year,   the   grant   was   cut   to   zero,   putting   an   end   to experimental work using the mono-energetic electron beams.        In   May   1999,   the   head   of   the   physics   department   came   to   Marmet’s   office   and   said:   “We do   not   want   your   office,      your   problem   is   that   you   keep   questioning   the   fundamental principles   of   physics.”)      Three   months   later,   a   letter   was   sent   requiring   Marmet's   office   to become   unoccupied   before   the   end   of   the   month.      Without   research   grant   and   being expelled from his office, Dr. Marmet continued his research alone at home.  This   shows   that   physics   is   not   only   a   science,   it   is   also   a   doctrine.   Therefore,   there   are heretics. This is no different than in times of Galileo!
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From the preface of the German translation:

Quantum   mechanics   and   relativity   theory   are   the   two   physical   theories   that   have   shaped the   20th   century.   The   revolutionary   new   compared   to   classical   physics   was   the   fact   that the    observer    was    included    in    the    theory.    However,    this    resulted    in    some    absurd interpretations   that   were   not   to   teach   a   student,   why   one   sometimes   ultimately   decided on.   Only   at   the   formulas   he   should   follow.   But   this   can   not   go   well   to   the   duration.   So   I had    professionally    turned    my    practical    tasks    without    completely    losing    theoretical physics from the back of the head. After   the   end   of   my   career,   I   wanted   finally   close   my   understanding   gaps   in   this   area. Looking   for   a   clear   introduction   to   quantum   mechanics,   I   noticed   a   small   Reklam   booklet of   Werner   Heisenberg,   titled   "Quantum   theory   and   philosophy".   The   booklet   seemed right    for    my    concern.    Especially    the    chapter    on    the    Copenhagen    interpretation    of quantum    mechanics,    his    conversation    with    Einstein    and    his    relationship    to    Kant's philosophy,   found   my   undivided   attention.   "The   transition   from   the   possible   to   the   factual could   find   place   at   the   time   of   the   act   of   observation",   he   stated   in   his   Copenhagen interpretation. And   Einstein   countered:   "But   from   the   principled   position   it   is   quite   wrong to   try   to   build   a   theory   only   on   observable   quantities.   For   it   is   exactly   the   opposite.   Only the theory decides what one can observe. " In   the   discussion   of   Werner   Heisenberg   and   Carl   Friedrich   von   Weizsäcker   with   the young   philosopher   Grete   Hermann      it   came   to   the   law   of   causality,   that   should   no   longer be valid in quantum mechanics ...
Physics  between Reality and Surrealism