How Einstein and/or Schrödinger should have discovered Bell’s theorem in 1936

  title={How Einstein and/or Schr{\"o}dinger should have discovered Bell’s theorem in 1936},
  author={Terry Rudolph},
  journal={Journal of The Optical Society of America B-optical Physics},
  • T. Rudolph
  • Published 1 June 2012
  • Physics
  • Journal of The Optical Society of America B-optical Physics
We show how one can be led from considerations of quantum steering to Bell’s theorem. We begin with Einstein’s demonstration that, assuming local realism, quantum states must be in a many-to-one (“incomplete”) relationship with the real physical states of the system. We then consider some simple constraints that local realism imposes on any such incomplete model of physical reality, and show they are not satisfiable. In particular, we present a very simple demonstration for the absence of a… 

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