Bohm's Approach to the EPR Paradox
 Basil J. Hiley
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In 1935 Einstein et al. [1] challenged the ► orthodox approach to the quantum formalism by asking whether the formalism was complete or not. The specific point that led them to this conclusion was based on a puzzle that arose when two particles were in an entangled state (► entanglement). These states are characterised by the fact that the ► wave function of the individual particles are not well defined, being ambiguous until the state of one of them was measured. The difficulty arose when the two particles were separated by a large distance and were not interacting with each other through any known classical potential. If a measurement was made on one of the particles, the state of the other became immediately well defined, even though it was removed far from the apparatus measuring the state of the first particle. How does this come about?
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 Title
 Bohm's Approach to the EPR Paradox
 Book Title
 Compendium of Quantum Physics
 Pages
 pp 5558
 Copyright
 2009
 DOI
 10.1007/9783540706267_17
 Print ISBN
 9783540706229
 Online ISBN
 9783540706267
 Publisher
 Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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 Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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 Daniel Greenberger ^{(1)}
 Klaus Hentschel ^{(2)}
 Friedel Weinert ^{(3)}
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 1. Department of Physics, The City College of New York
 2. Section for the History of Science & Technology, University of Stuttgart
 3. Department of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Bradford
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