Einstein Locality for Individual Systems and for Statistical Ensembles

  • F. Selleri
Part of the Fundamental Theories of Physics book series (FTPH, volume 10)


Einstein locality assumes the existence of a separate reality. Formulated deterministically it shows a sharp incompatibility at the empirical level with the predictions of quantum mechanics. This incompatibility is expressed: firstly, by the validity of Bell’s inequality, which is here rigorously deduced with the logical elimination of the completeness idea; secondly, by an observable discrepancy with quantum mechanics for the coincident \(\bar K\bar K\) - detection rate in the JPC =1--state of two K° ’s. A probabilistic generalization of Einstein locality is presented: It leads to a new and more general inequality often violated by quantum mechanics.


State Vector Singlet State Physical Reality Statistical Ensemble Individual System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Selleri
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  1. 1.Dipartimento di FisicaUniversità di Bari INFNSezione di BariItaly

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