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  1. W.M. de Muynck, Distinguishable- and indistinguishable- particle descriptions of systems of identical particles, Int. J. Theor. Phys. 14 (1975), p. 327-346. pdf
  2. W.M. de Muynck, On the unambiguity of stationary perturbation theory, Am. J. Phys. 45 (1977), p. 1191-1193.
  3. W.M. de Muynck, P.A.E.M. Janssen, and A. Santman, Simultaneous measurement and joint probability distributions in quantum mechanics, Found. of Phys. 9 (1979), p. 71-122. pdf
  4. W.M. de Muynck, Quantummechanica, een objectieve theorie? Kennis en Methode V (1981), p. 132-155 (in Dutch). pdf
  5. W.M. de Muynck, Objectivity, nonlocality, and the Bell inequalities, Phys. Lett. 94A (1983), p. 73-76. pdf
  6. W.M. de Muynck and J.M.V.A. Koelman, On the joint measurement of incompatible observables in quantum mechanics, Phys. Lett. 98A (1983), p. 1-4 pdf
  7. W.M. de Muynck and Omar Abu-Zeid, On an alternative interpretation of the Bell inequalities, Phys. Lett. 100A (1984) p. 485-489. pdf
  8. W.M. de Muynck and J.P.H.W. van den Eijnde, A derivation of local commutativity from macrocausality using a quantum mechanical theory of measurement, Found. of Phys. 14 (1984), p. 111-146. pdf
  9. W.M. de Muynck, A quantum mechanical theory of local observables and local operations, Found. of Phys. 14 (1984), p. 199-253. pdf
  10. W.M. de Muynck, On the necessity and sufficiency of local commutativity for causality in quantum mechanics, PhD thesis Amsterdam University, May 1984.
  11. W.M. de Muynck, De wederzijdse verstoring van twee lokale metingen in de quantummechanica, Ned. Tijdschrift v. Natk. A50 (1984), p. 57-60 (in Dutch). pdf
  12. W.M. de Muynck, "Van metafysica naar technologie. Betekenis van het werk van J.D. van der Waals sr.", in A. Sarlemijn (red.), Van natuurfilosofie tot technische natuurkunde, p. 24-31, 1985 (in Dutch). pdf
  13. W.M. de Muynck and G.P. van Liempd, On the relation between indistinguishability of identical particles and (anti)symmetry of the wave function in quantum mechanics, Synthese 67 (1986), p. 477-496. pdf
  14. W.M. de Muynck, Het experiment van Einstein, Podolsky en Rosen en het lokaliteitsprobleem in de quantummechanica, Ned.Tijdschr.v.Natk. A52 (1986), p. 23-27 (in Dutch). pdf
  15. W.M. de Muynck, The Bell inequalities and their irrelevance to the problem of locality in quantum mechanics, Phys. Lett. 114A (1986), p. 65-67. pdf
  16. W.M. de Muynck, On the relation between the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox and the problem of (non)locality in quantum mechanics, Found. of Phys. 16 (1986), p. 973-1002. pdf
  17. W.M. de Muynck and J.T.P.M. van Stekelenborg, Discussion of a proof, given by Selleri and Tarozzi, of the nonlocality of quantum mechanics, Phys. Lett. 116A (1986), p. 420-422. pdf
  18. P. Kruszynski and W.M. de Muynck, Compatibility of observables represented by positive operator-valued measures, Journ. Math. Phys. 28 (1987), p. 1761-1763. pdf
  19. W.M. de Muynck, Is Bohm's theory a nonlocal hidden variables theory? Proceedings Symposium on the Foundations of Modern Physics, 1987, World Scientific, Singapore, 1987, p. 419-438. pdf
  20. W.M. de Muynck and J.T. van Stekelenborg, On the significance of the Bell inequalities for the locality problem in different realistic interpretations of quantum mechanics, Ann. d. Physik, 7. Folge, 45 (1988), p. 222-234. pdf
  21. W.M. de Muynck and H. Martens, Optical experiments illustrating the significance of the Bell inequalities, in: Coherence and Quantum Optics VI, eds. J.H. Eberly et al., Plenum Press, 1990, p. 221-225. pdf
  22. W.M. de Muynck and H. Martens, Joint measurement of incompatible observables and the Bell inequalities, Phys. Lett. 142A (1989), p. 187-190. pdf
  23. W.M. de Muynck and H. Martens, Nonideal quantum measurements, simultaneous measurement of incompatible observables, and the Bell inequalities, Proc. 3rd Symp. Foundations of Quantum Mechanics, Tokyo, 1989 (eds. S. Kobayashi et al.), p. 171-176. pdf
  24. W.M de Muynck and W. De Baere, Quantum nonlocality without counterfactual definiteness?, Found. of Phys. Lett. 3 (1990), p. 325-342. pdf
  25. H. Martens and W.M. de Muynck, Nonideal quantum measurements, Found. of Phys. 20 (1990), p. 255-281. pdf
  26. H. Martens and W.M. de Muynck, The inaccuracy principle, Found. of Phys. 20 (1990), p. 357-380. pdf
  27. W.M. de Muynck and H. Martens, Neutron interferometry and the joint measurement of incompatible observables, Phys. Rev. A 42 (1990), p. 5079-5085. pdf
  28. H. Martens and W.M. de Muynck, The uncertainty principle in a QND measurement of photon number, in Lecture Notes in Physics, Vol. 378, C. Bendjaballah et al., (eds.), Springer, 1991, p. 41-50. pdf
  29. H. Martens and W.M. de Muynck, Towards a new uncertainty principle: quantum measurement noise, Phys. Lett. 157A (1991), p. 441-448. pdf
  30. W.M. de Muynck and H. Martens, Do absorber fluctuations reduce interference in neutron interferometry?, Phys. Lett. 158A (1991), p. 183-188. pdf
  31. W.M. de Muynck, W.W. Stoffels and H. Martens, Joint measurement of interference and path observables in optics and neutron interferometry, Physica B 175 (1991), p. 127-132. pdf
  32. W.M. de Muynck, Quantummechanica en (meta)fysica, Ned. Tijdschrift v. Natk. A57 (1991/2), p. 7-11 (in Dutch). pdf
  33. W.M. de Muynck, W. De Baere, and H. Martens, The Bell inequalities and the joint measurement of incompatible observables, Found. of Phys. Lett. 5 (1992), p. 527-534. pdf
  34. H. Martens and W.M. de Muynck, Compensation of self-phase modulation in a QND measurement of photon number based on the optical Kerr effect, Quantum Optics 4 (1992), p. 303-316. pdf
  35. H. Martens and W.M. de Muynck, Disturbance, Conservation laws and the Uncertainty Principle, J. of Phys. A, Math. Gen. 25 (1992) p. 4887-4901. pdf
  36. W.M. de Muynck and H. Martens, Quantum mechanical observables and positive operator valued measures, in: Symmetry and Structural Properties of Condensed Matter, Proceedings of the Second Int. School of Theor. Phys., Poznan, Aug. 1992, W. Florek, D. Lipinski and T. Lulek, eds., World Scientific, Singapore, 1993, p. 101-120. pdf
  37. H. Martens and W.M. de Muynck, Single and joint spin measurements with a Stern-Gerlach device, J. of Phys. A. Math. Gen. 26 (1993), p. 2001-2010. pdf
  38. W.M. de Muynck, Information in neutron interference experiments, Phys. Lett. A182 (1993), p. 201-206. pdf
  39. W.M. de Muynck, On the interpretation of quantum mechanics and relativity theory, Proceedings Symposium on the Foundations of Modern Physics, Cologne, 1993, P. Busch, P. Lahti and P. Mittelstaedt (eds), World Scientific Singapore, 281-288, 1994. pdf
  40. H. Martens and W.M. de Muynck, On the possibility of measuring the electron spin in an inhomogeneous magnetic field, Found. of Phys. Lett., 7, 343-352, 1994. pdf
  41. W.M. de Muynck, W. De Baere and H. Martens, Interpretations of quantum mechanics, joint measurement of incompatible observables, and counterfactual definiteness, Foundations of Physics 24 (1994), p. 1589-1664. pdf
  42. W.M. de Muynck, Measurement and the interpretation of quantum mechanics and relativity theory, Synthese 102 (1995), p. 293-318. pdf
  43. W.M. de Muynck, Can we escape from Bell's conclusion that quantum mechanics describes a nonlocal reality?, Stud. Hist. Phil. Mod. Phys. 27 (1996), p. 315-330. pdf
  44. W.M. de Muynck, Relativiteitstheorie, verschijnselen en werkelijkheid, Ned. Tijdschr. v. Natk. 62/8 (1996), p. 203-205 (in Dutch). pdf
  45. D.K. de Vries and W.M. de Muynck, A dynamical approach to time dilation and length contraction, Found of Phys. Lett. 9 (1996), p. 133-144. pdf
  46. W.M. de Muynck and W. De Baere, Quantum nonlocality and Bell's inequalities, Annals of the Israel Society Vol. 12, The Dilemma of Einstein, Podolsky and Rosen- 60 years later, An International Symposium in Honour of Nathan Rosen- Haifa, March 1995, A. Mann and M. Revzen, eds., Institute of Physics Publishing, Bristol and Philadelphia, 1996, p. 109-126. pdf
  47. W.M. de Muynck, An alternative to the Lueders generalization of the von Neumann projection, and its interpretation, J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 31 (1998), p. 431-444. pdf
  48. W.M. de Muynck, Preparation and measurement: two independent sources of uncertainty in quantum mechanics, Found. of Phys 30 (2000), p. 205-225. pdf
  49. W.M. de Muynck and A.J.A. Hendrikx, The Haroche-Ramsey experiment as a generalised measurement, Phys. Rev. A 63 (2001), p. 042114 1-15. pdf
  50. W.M. de Muynck, On measurement in relativity theory, in: Recent Advances in Relativity Theory, Vol. 2, Material Interpretations, M.C. Duffy & M. Wegener, eds. Hadronic Press, Palm Harbor, Florida, 2001, pp. 156-168. pdf
  51. W.M. de Muynck, Interpretations of quantum mechanics, and interpretations of violation of Bell's inequality, in: FOUNDATIONS OF PROBABILITY AND PHYSICS, Proceedings of the Conference, Växjö, Sweden, 25 November - 1 December 2000, A. Khrennikov, ed., World Scientific, 2001, pp. 95-114. pdf
  52. Willem M. de Muynck, Foundations of quantum mechanics, an empiricist approach, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Boston, London, 2002 (Fundamental theories of physics, Vol. 127) (available at Springer, List of errata: pdf) (pre-publication version: pdf).
  53. W.M. de Muynck, Towards a Neo-Copenhagen Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics, Foundations of Physics 34 (5), 717-770 (May 2004) (pre-publication version pdf ).
  54. W.M. de Muynck, POVMs: a small but important step beyond standard quantum mechanics, in: Proceedings of the Workshop `Beyond the quantum', Leiden, May/June 2006, Theo M. Nieuwenhuizen, Bahar Mehmani, Václav Špička, Maryam J. Aghdami, Andrei Yu. Khrennikov eds., World Scientific, 2007, pp. 69-79. pdf .
  55. W.M. de Muynck, The Copenhagen interpretation, and pragmatism, quant-ph/0705.2144 (to be published in the Proceedings of the Conference on ``Pragmatism and quantum mechanics'', CREA, Ecole Polytechnique CNRS, Paris, February 22-23, 2007) arXiv:0705.2144v1 [quant-ph] 15 May 2007 pdf .
  56. W.M. de Muynck, From Copenhagen to neo-Copenhagen interpretation, Proceedings of the Conference on ``Quantum Theory: Reconsideration of Foundations - 4'', Växjö, June 11-16, 2007, G. Adenier, A. Yu. Khrennikov, P. Lahti, V.I. Man'ko and Th. M. Nieuwenhuizen, eds., AIP Conference Proceedings 962, Melville, New York, 2007, pp. 75-84. pdf .
  57. W.M. de Muynck, Von Neumann-Lueders projection, and its applicability to EPR experiments, Proceedings of the Conference on ``Foundations of Probability and Physics - 5'', Växjö, August 24-27, 2008, L. Accardi, G. Adenier, C.A. Fuchs, G. Jaeger, A. Yu. Khrennikov, J.-A. Larsson, and S. Stenholm, eds., AIP Conference Proceedings 1101, Melville, New York, 2009, pp. 37-41. pdf .