Chris Aldrich

290 days ago

Title: A Physical Basis for the Second Law of Thermodynamics: Quantum Nonunitarity

arxiv.org

Authors: R. E. Kastner Abstract: It is argued that if the non-unitary measurement transition, as codified by Von Neumann, is a real physical process, then the "probability assumption" needed to derive the Second Law of Thermodynamics naturally enters at that point.