Logical Difficulty from Combining Counterfactuals in the GHZ-Bell Theorems

  title={Logical Difficulty from Combining Counterfactuals in the GHZ-Bell Theorems},
  author={Louis Sica},
  journal={Applied Mathematics-a Journal of Chinese Universities Series B},
  • L. Sica
  • Published 20 March 2013
  • Physics
  • Applied Mathematics-a Journal of Chinese Universities Series B
In eliminating the fair sampling assumption, the Greenberger, Horne, Zeilinger (GHZ) theorem is believed to confirm Bell’s historic conclusion that local hidden variables are inconsistent with the results of quantum mechanics. The GHZ theorem depends on predicting the results of sets of measurements of which only one may be performed. In the present paper, the noncommutative aspects of these unperformed measurements are critically examined. Classical examples and the logic of the GHZ… 
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