Do we really understand quantum mechanics? Strange correlations, paradoxes, and theorems

  title={Do we really understand quantum mechanics? Strange correlations, paradoxes, and theorems},
  author={Franck Lalo{\"e}},
  journal={American Journal of Physics},
  • F. Laloë
  • Published 23 May 2001
  • Physics
  • American Journal of Physics
This article presents a general discussion of several aspects of our present understanding of quantum mechanics. The emphasis is put on the very special correlations that this theory makes possible: They are forbidden by very general arguments based on realism and local causality. In fact, these correlations are completely impossible in any circumstance, except for very special situations designed by physicists especially to observe these purely quantum effects. Another general point that is… Expand

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