Re: TECH: Quantum Head Job

From: Adrian Tymes (
Date: Thu Oct 11 2001 - 22:13:36 MDT

John Clark wrote:
> Adrian Tymes <> Wrote:
> > Like I said, moment to moment. If change from last moment, then bit
> > sent. If no such change, then no bit sent.
> Like I said that won't work. Alice tries to transmit a message, she has an
> entangled particle in her transmitter but she has NO WAY of forcing it to
> be spin up or spin down, it's random.

And here is where our information diverges. If, indeed, modifying the
spin is impossible for Alice, then you are right: that method won't
work. If it is possible to modify the spin, then your argument falls
apart on that statement.

I was told that modifying the spin is similar, possibly identical, to
how quantum computers modify their outputs to come up with results. If
that information is correct, then it seems likely that spin
modification is possible, for it has been demonstrated in laboratories
that functioning quantum computers can exist.

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