Hidden-variable theorems for real experiments

Christoph Simon, Caslav Brukner, Anton Zeilinger

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    The incompatibility of noncontextual hidden variables with quantum mechanics was proved by using the derivation of Kochen-Specker theorem. The noncontextual hidden variables were tested and potentially excluded by real experiments. The case of nonperfect correlations and detection efficiency was analyzed for local hidden variables. The result depended both on the hidden variables of the system and that of the apparatus.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)4427-4430
    Number of pages4
    JournalPhysical Review Letters
    Issue number20
    Publication statusPublished - 2001

    Austrian Fields of Science 2012

    • 103026 Quantum optics

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