Measurement Uncertainty: Reply to Critics

Paul Busch, Pekka Lahti, Reinhard F Werner

Research output: Working paperPreprint


In a recent publication [PRL 111, 160405 (2013)] we proved a version of Heisenberg's error-disturbance tradeoff. This result was in apparent contradiction to claims by Ozawa of having refuted these ideas of Heisenberg. In a direct reaction [arXiv:1308.3540] Ozawa has called our work groundless, and has claimed to have found both a counterexample and an error in our proof. Here we answer to these allegations. We also comment on the submission [arXiv:1307.3604] by Rozema et al, in which our approach is unfavourably compared to that of Ozawa.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 14 Feb 2014

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