Re: Tipler disputes quantum nonlocality

Date: Tue Aug 08 2000 - 21:48:26 MDT

Damien Broderick writes:
> An adjacent paper by Deutsch suggests that the topic was not necessarily
> long ago exhausted. Here's David's reply to somebody's comment:
> ============
> > David's and Patrick Hayden's recent paper "Information Flow in Entangled
> > Quantum Systems" dispels the myth of non-locality and shows how quantum
> > information is carried by virtue of purely classical means.
> There are no purely classical means in nature, of course. But yes, we proved
> that in all phenomena that have hitherto been deemed to demonstrate
> non-locality (in particular, EPR experiments and quantum teleportation) the
> quantum information travels by purely local means, in decoherent information
> channels (e.g. down a telephone line).

That was an interesting paper by Deutsch. I wrote something about it
at I don't
recall whether he discussed Bell's Theorem but his ideas might apply
there as well.


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