B Chinese quantum experiment - explain please

1. Sep 20, 2016

houlahound

2. Sep 20, 2016

Demystifier

The desired outcome is a demonstration that entanglement can persist at very large distances. In space, because at Earth there are disturbances which tend to destroy the entanglement.

3. Sep 20, 2016

Staff: Mentor

Desired outcome: completely secure communications with detection of eavesdropping.

Why in space? Because that is where communication satellites are.

4. Sep 20, 2016