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Bell’s Theorem: A Counterexample that Agrees with the Quantum Formalism

  • Thomas D. Angelidis
Conference paper
Part of the Fundamental Theories of Physics book series (FTPH, volume 24)

Abstract

A family {Aμ} of models is here constructed whose members satisfy all the postulates of locality due to Clauser and Home (CH), and whose members converge uniformly to a unique limit function identical with the function of the quantum formalism (QF) model for the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen-Bohm (EPRB) ideal experiment. This renders invalid Bell’s theorem. My construction establishes my proposed local explanatory theory of the EPRB experiment from more basic postulates of a structural character as Einstein had in mind. The theory explains, in purely local terms, the characteristic trait of the EPRB experiment where the directions of polarization of the single photon pairs are chosen at random by the process of annihilation from the singlet state, and the directions of the polarizer settings are chosen at random (or nearly so) by the switches as in the Aspect experiment. Moreover, a bona fide specified form of the generalized CH inequality, known as CH(4), is here constructed which is satisfied by the QF model itself. This directly demonstrates the consistency of CH(4) with the quantum formalism.

Keywords

Limit Function Uniform Convergence Singlet State Universal Quantifier Photon Pair 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas D. Angelidis
    • 1
  1. 1.University College LondonLondonEngland

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