I would like your comments on whether a model of EPR entanglement based on superstring theory makes any sense.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Let's suppose we are concerned with understanding the entanglement of an electron/positron particle pair created at a point in an EPR experiment. The particles fly off in opposite directions but their properties in some sense remain correlated. They are said to be entangled and it is as if they behave like one particle.

Now in string theory it takes 10 spacetime dimensions (plue or minue one) to create fermions- in this case an electron/positron pair. It is claimed that 6 of the space dimensions must compactify for the fermions to exist in 3-d space.

My thought is that the particles of the particle pair remain connected by the 6 compactified dimensions as they separate in 3-d space. The compactified dimensions form roughly a Planck scale diameter thread going from one particle to the other. [After one or the other particle interacts with the environment or the experimentor, the thread precipitates into 3-d space, probably as axions or some other particle of minute mass. But that is a digression.]

I have never seen such a simple model for understanding entanglement in the literature and therefore presume that there is some reason why such a model is just plain silly. Could some explain what that reason is?

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# A simple string theory model of EPR entanglement

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