Mesons Violate Bell's Inequality?

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Mesons violate Bell’s inequality
6 November 2003

The famous Bell's inequality of quantum mechanics has been tested in a high-energy particle physics experiment for the first time. The inequality was violated by three standard deviations in experiments with B mesons at the KEK laboratory in Japan - yet again confirming the predictions of quantum theory (arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0310192; J. Mod. Optics to be published). Previously most Bell's inequality experiments have been performed with photons or ions.

http://physicsweb.org/article/news/7/11/3/

It's interesting to say the least, though of course it's not yet been reproduced. opinions? wild speculation?
 

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Looks like something that could be repeated with the full Belle dataset, or with the future Belle II dataset. The decay chain is quite common and should have a high trigger efficiency.
 

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