Books

  1. O. Alter and Y. Yamamoto, Quantum Measurement of a Single System. New York, NY: Wiley-Interscience (May 2001), 136 pp.; doi: 10.1002/9783527617128.



  2. Ph.D. Dissertation Slides.

    Journal Papers

  3. O. Alter and Y. Yamamoto, "Fundamental Quantum Limit to External Force Detection via Monitoring a Single Harmonic Oscillator or Free Mass," Physics Letters A 263 (4–6), pp. 226–231 (December 1999); doi: 10.1016/S0375-9601(99)00743-4.
  4. O. Alter and Y. Yamamoto, "Impossibility of Determining the Unknown Wavefunction of a Single Quantum System: Quantum Non-Demolition Measurements, Measurements without Entanglement and Adiabatic Measurements," Fortschritte der Physik 46 (6–8), pp. 817–827 (November 1998); doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-3978(199811)46:6/8<817::AID-PROP817>3.0.CO;2-Y.
  5. O. Alter and Y. Yamamoto, "Reply to the Comment on 'Protective Measurement of the Wave Function of a Single Squeezed Harmonic Oscillator State,' " Physical Review A 56 (1), pp. 1057–1059 (July 1997); doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.56.1057.
  6. O. Alter and Y. Yamamoto, "Quantum Zeno Effect and the Impossibility of Determining the Quantum State of a Single System," Physical Review A Rapid Communications 55 (4), pp. R2499–R2502 (April 1997); doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.55.R2499.
  7. O. Alter and Y. Yamamoto, "Protective Measurement of the Wave Function of a Single Squeezed Harmonic Oscillator State," Physical Review A Rapid Communications 53 (5), R2911–R2914 (May 1996); doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.53.R2911.
  8. O. Alter and Y. Yamamoto, "Inhibition of the Measurement of the Wave Function of a Single Quantum System in Repeated Weak Quantum Nondemolition Measurements," Physical Review Letters 74 (21), pp. 4106–4109 (May 1995); doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.74.4106.
  9. O. Zachar and O. Alter, "Interpretation of the Curious Results of the New Quantum Formalism of Pre- and Post-Selected Systems," Foundations of Physics 21 (7), pp. 803–820 (July 1991).
  10. Book Chapters

  11. O. Alter and Y. Yamamoto, "Inhibition of the Measurement of the Wavefunction of a Single Quantum System and the Projection Postulate." In: M. Namiki, I. Ohba, K. Maeda and Y. Aizawa, editors, Quantum Physics, Chaos Theory and Cosmology. New York, NY: American Institute of Physics, pp. 151–172 (October 1996).
  12. O. Alter and Y. Yamamoto, "The Quantum Zeno Effect of a Single System is Equivalent to the Indetermination of the Quantum State of a Single System. In: F. De Martini, G. Denardo and Y. Shih, editors, Quantum Interferometry. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH, pp. 539–544 (October 1996).
  13. O. Alter and Y. Yamamoto, "The Unknown Wavefunction of a Single System Cannot Be Inferred Using Repeated Quantum Measurements." In: K. Fujikawa and Y. A. Ono, editors, Quantum Coherence and Decoherence. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier Science, pp. 31–34 (May 1996).
  14. O. Alter and Y. Yamamoto, "Can We Measure the Wave Function of a Single Wave Packet of Light?: Brownian Motion and Continuous Wave Packet Collapse in Repeated Weak Quantum Non-Demolition Measurements." In: D. M. Greenberger and A. Zeilinger, editors, Fundamental Problems in Quantum Theory. New York, NY: New York Academy of Sciences, vol. 755, pp. 103–109 (April 1995); doi: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1995.tb38960.x.
  15. Technical Reports

  16. O. Alter and O. Zachar, "Achilles and the Turtle in the Maze of the Weak Measurement," Tel Aviv University Report TAUP 90-1832 (1990).