International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 27, Issue 2, pp 219–226 | Cite as

Bell's theorem does not eliminate fully causal hidden variables

  • Carl H. Brans


Bell's theorem applies only to a hybrid universe in which hidden variables determine only part of the outcomes of experiments. When applied to a fully causal hidden variable theory, in which detector settings as well as their interaction with particles during observation are determined by the variables, Bell's analysis must be modified. The result is that a fully causal hidden variable model can be produced for which a properly chosen spread of hidden variables gives precisely the same prediction as standard quantum theory.


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carl H. Brans
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  1. 1.Physics DepartmentLoyola UniversityNew Orleans

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