Experimental Tests of Bell’s Inequalities in Atomic Physics

  • Alain Aspect
Conference paper


Bell’s Inequalities provide a quantitative criterion to test some reasonable Supplementary Parameters Theories versus Quantum Mechanics. Thanks to Bell1, the debate about the possibility of completing Quantum Mechanics by an underlying substructure has been brought into the experimental domain.


Quantum Mechanics Linear Polarization Supplementary Parameter Coincidence Counting Coincidence Rate 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alain Aspect
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut d’Optique Théorique et AppliquéeCentre Universitaire d’OrsayOrsay CedexFrance

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