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Little Boxes: The Simplest Demonstration of the Failure of Einstein’s Attempt to Show the Incompleteness of Quantum Theory

Norton, John D. (2010) Little Boxes: The Simplest Demonstration of the Failure of Einstein’s Attempt to Show the Incompleteness of Quantum Theory. [Preprint]

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    Abstract

    The failure of Einstein’s co-authored “EPR” attempt to show the incompleteness of quantum theory is demonstrated directly for spatial degrees of freedom using only elementary notions. A GHZ construction is realized in the position properties of three particles whose quantum waves are distributed over three two-chambered boxes. The same system is modeled more realistically using three spatially separated, singly ionized hydrogen molecules.


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    Item Type: Preprint
    Additional Information: For updates, see http://www.pitt.edu/~jdnorton
    Keywords: Einstein EPR GHZ quantum completeness bonding
    Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
    Depositing User: John Norton
    Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2010
    Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 11:19
    Item ID: 5503
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/5503

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