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San K
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Jun11-11, 04:41 PM
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Quote Quote by unusualname View Post
however the probabilities of the p-photons path are frozen at the time s-photons strikes the detector

but they aren't, that's what Bell tests show us, that's why QM is so nonintuitive. In fact you could do a bell test inbetween the p-photon arm delay to prove this. But much more sophisticated tests of the non-realism of QM have been done, google GHZ states, Hardy, Zeillinger.

EDIt I actually agree with you, but in much more subtle/amazing way.
Bell tests talk about stuff during entanglement, not after entanglement is broken.

the entanglement (or whatever we later discover the phenomena to be) is broken when one of the pair is measured, ....and whichever is measured first/earlier.....


so bell test don’t come into the picture once entanglement is broken.....

in what (amazing) way do you agree with my post unusual name?


the probabilities are frozen once entanglement is broken .....and this can be verified by the experiment itself....you can (probabilistically) predict the p-photon's (or whichever of the pair is to be detected later) path....because you know what pattern to expect....

just found an actual example.....a commonly used experiment/instrument.....where the probabilities are predicted/known/calculable

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mach-Ze...interferometer