Unusual Interactions of Pre-and-Post-Selected Particles
School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv 69978, Israel Conference
Published online: 10 April 2014
Weak value is increasingly acknowledged as an important research tool for probing quantum pre- and post-selected ensembles, where some extraordinary phenomena occur. We generalize this concept into the broader notion of “weak potential” which enables predicting the interactions between particles when one of them is pre-/post-selected and the interaction potential is small. A harmonic oscillator is considered, undergoing weak position and momentum measurements between strong position measurement, and shown to possess peculiar physical properties, affecting the momentum rather than the position of another oscillator interacting with it.
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