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Entangled photons

  1. Jul 12, 2007 #1
    Has it or can it be proven whether a "pair" of entangled photons are really the same photon (or not)?

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  3. Jul 13, 2007 #2


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    A pair of entangled photons is 2 photons. They share a single wave function. There are a variety of ways to demonstrate this. Can you tell us why you would think that 2 photons are really 1?
  4. Jul 13, 2007 #3
    It might be used as a basis of trying to understand their nature. Kinda like considering higher dimensions in an effort to unraveling other mysteries in physics.

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