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The use of this form of teleportation [dematerializing] to transport humans would have considerable unresolved technical problems, such as recording the human body with sufficient precision to allow reproduction elsewhere. The uncertainty principle alone would appear to provide an insurmountable barrier.
Within the fictional universes, little attention is paid to the obvious "in universe" problem of this technology, namely that if a person is scanned and reproduced, they could presumably make multiple copies. It would also present the philosophical problem of whether destroying a human in one place and recreating a copy elsewhere would provide a sufficient continuity of existence. In some novels, such as Surface Detail, the "scanned copy" may actually be alive - in the sense of running on computer hardware rather than a biological body - in between materialisations. Many of the relevant questions are shared with the concept of mind transfer.