Nonlocality claims are inconsistent with Hilbert-space quantum mechanics

  title={Nonlocality claims are inconsistent with Hilbert-space quantum mechanics},
  author={Robert B. Griffiths},
  journal={Physical Review A},
  • R. Griffiths
  • Published 22 January 2019
  • Physics
  • Physical Review A
It is shown that when properly analyzed using principles consistent with the use of a Hilbert space to describe microscopic properties, quantum mechanics is a local theory: one system cannot influence another system with which it does not interact. Claims to the contrary based on quantum violations of Bell inequalities are shown to be incorrect. A specific example traces a violation of the CHSH Bell inequality in the case of a spin-3/2 particle to the noncommutation of certain quantum operators… 

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