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Demystification of Bell inequality
Author(s): Andrei Khrennikov
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Paper Abstract

The main aim of this review is to show that the common conclusion that Bell's argument implies that any attempt to proceed beyond quantum mechanics induces a nonlocal model was not totally justified. Our analysis of Bell's argument demonstrates that violation of Bell's inequality implies neither "death of realism" nor nonlocality. This violation is just a sign of non-Kolmogorovness of statistical data - impossibility to put statistical data collected in a few different experiments (corresponding to incompatible settings of polarization beam splitters) in one probability space. This inequality was well known in theoretical probability since 19th century (from works of Boole). We couple non-Kolmogorovness of data with design of modern detectors of photons.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 September 2009
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 7421, The Nature of Light: What are Photons? III, 74210E (10 September 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.843843
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Andrei Khrennikov, Växjö Univ. (Sweden)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7421:
The Nature of Light: What are Photons? III
Chandrasekhar Roychoudhuri; Al F. Kracklauer; Andrei Yu. Khrennikov, Editor(s)

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