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- Macroscopic local realism incompatible with quantum mechanics: failure of local realism where measurements give macroscopic uncertainties
- Reid, M. D.
- The author defines the premise of 'macroscopic local realism' so that its failure is more surprising than failure of the local realism addressed previously. Macroscopic local realism is a premise stating the following: If one can predict the result of a measurement at A by performing a simultaneous measurement on a spatially separated system B, then the result of the measurement at A is predetermined but described by an Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen 'element of reality,' which has an indeterminacy in each of its possible values, so that only values macroscopically different to those predicted are excluded.
- Publication type
- Conference paper
- Trends in Optics and Photonics: Technical digest of the Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science (QELS), San Francisco, United States, 07-12 May 2000, Vol. 40, p. 2
- Publication year
- Mathematical transformations; Numerical analysis; Photons; Probability; Quadrature phase amplitude measurements; Quantum optics; Schrodinger equation
- Optical Society of America
- 1094-5695 (series ISSN)
- 9781557526083, 1557526087
- Publisher URL
- Copyright © 2000 Optical Society of America.
- Peer reviewed