Comment on 'Uncertainty in measurements of distance'

@article{Ng2002CommentO,
  title={Comment on 'Uncertainty in measurements of distance'},
  author={Y. Ng and H. Dam},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
  year={2002},
  volume={20},
  pages={393-396}
}
  • Y. Ng, H. Dam
  • Published 2002
  • Physics
  • Classical and Quantum Gravity
We have argued that quantum mechanics and general relativity give a lower bound δl l1/3l2/3P on the measurement uncertainty of any distance l much greater than the Planck length lP. Recently Baez and Olson have claimed that one can go below this bound by attaching the measuring device to a massive elastic rod. Here we refute their claim. We also reiterate (and invite our critics to ponder on) the intimate relationship and consistency between black-hole physics (including the holographic… Expand
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