I decided to start a specific thread over this because I am interested in opinions of more expert members than me. In 2011. there was an experiment which entagled diamonds at room temperature. Here is the paper: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/51855622_Entangling_Macroscopic_Diamonds_at_Room_Temperature [Broken](adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Now I did some research here on forum about it and some members said that the result is an exaggeration. https://www.physicsforums.com/threads/a-classical-object-behaving-quantum.556018/

This is the math behind it which apparently shows that the phonon didn't spread so much to cover the whole diamonds.

1 fs (femtosecond) = 10-15s. Laser pulse duration = 100 fs Time between laser pulses = 350 fs. Speed of sound in diamond v ~ 12000 m/s. From this one easily can estimate how far a phonon can spread/propagate in 350 fs as dx = v*dt = 12000*350*10-15 = 4.2*10-8m = 4.2*10-5mm. Given the diamonds were each around 3mm in size, then if roughly cubic in shape, the fractional volume occupied by phonon at end of dual pulse run is of the order 4*pi/3*(4.2*10-5/3)3 ~ 10-14. So to say 'the diamonds' were in a state of superposition does indeed seem just a trifle exaggerated! The above assumes a classical spherical spreading pulse as 'phonon', but that is therefore probably a somewhat overestimate of volume occupied by excited material.

Can anybody tell me is this accurate and did onlypartsthe diamond got entagled? Thanks in advance

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# Diamonds entaglement in 2011

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