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Can information be transfered via entaglement?

  1. May 17, 2010 #1
    I've been reading many articles on entangled particles lately and I have come across many pieces of conflicting data. The primary question I have is can any information be transferred between entangled particles, and if so, could we use entanglement as a method of sending information?
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  3. May 17, 2010 #2


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    That is not possible, unambiguously. Whenever a particle in a superposition of states observed, it goes into a random state from the possibilities. So the information "generated" is random. There are a number of formal theorems that support this.
  4. May 17, 2010 #3
    Thank you, from what I understood that was the case, making sure I wasn't missing something.
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