# Proposed Experiment to Test Local Hidden Variable Theories.

@article{Clauser1969ProposedET, title={Proposed Experiment to Test Local Hidden Variable Theories.}, author={John F. Clauser and Michael A. Horne and Abner Shimony and Richard A. Holt}, journal={Physical Review Letters}, year={1969}, volume={23}, pages={880-884} }

A theorem of Bell, proving that certain predictions of quantum mechanics are inconsistent with the entire family of local hidden-variable theories, is generalized so as to apply to realizable experiments. A proposed extension of the experiment of Kocher and Commins, on the polarization correlation of a pair of optical photons, will provide a decisive test between quantum mechanics and local hidden-variable theories.

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