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An Einstein manuscript on the EPR paradox for spin observables

Sauer, Tilman (2007) An Einstein manuscript on the EPR paradox for spin observables. [Preprint]


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A formulation by Einstein of the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen incompleteness argument found in his scientific manuscripts is presented and briefly commented on. It is the only known version in which Einstein discussed the argument for spin observables. The manuscript dates, in all probability, from late 1954 or early 1955 and hence also represents Einstein's latest version of the incompleteness argument and one of his last statements on quantum theory in general. A puzzling formulation raises the question of Einstein's interpretation of space quantization and the non-classical spin degree of freedom.

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Item Type: Preprint
Sauer, Tilman
Additional Information: to appear in SHPMP
Keywords: quantum incompleteness argument; space quantization; spin, Einstein; Bohm
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Depositing User: Tilman Sauer
Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2007
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:14
Item ID: 3222

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