Foundations of Physics

, Volume 24, Issue 3, pp 379–385 | Cite as

Quantum nonlocality as an axiom

  • Sandu Popescu
  • Daniel Rohrlich


In the conventional approach to quantum mechanics, indeterminism is an axiom and nonlocality is a theorem. We consider inverting the logical order, making nonlocality an axiom and indeterminism a theorem. Nonlocal “superquantum” correlations, preserving relativistic causality, can violate the CHSH inequality more strongly than any quantum correlations.


Quantum Mechanic Relativistic Causality Conventional Approach Quantum Correlation Logical Order 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandu Popescu
    • 1
  • Daniel Rohrlich
    • 2
  1. 1.Université Libre de Bruxelles, Campus PlaineBruxellesBelgium
  2. 2.School of Physics and AstronomyTel-Aviv UniversityRamat-Aviv, Tel-AvivIsrael

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