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Another Entanglement theory question

  1. Sep 24, 2010 #1
    What happens if you have 2 particles entangled, and they are both observed simultaneously? As I understand the randomness in QM, once one particle is observed, we only know certain information about the other particle, redundant information. But entangled particles being observed simultaneously, this seems like it may have strange implications.
     
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  3. Sep 24, 2010 #2
    Thoughts? Or will this have a simple explanation?
     
  4. Sep 26, 2010 #3
    I don't know what "strange implications" you are expecting. First of all, the "simultaneity" of the observation cannot even be confirmed due to special relativity. Then if they are observed within a similar time frame, what are you expecting? Observing them would merely collapse the wave function and observing the other would merely confirm what the first reaveled.
     
    Last edited: Sep 26, 2010
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