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What chronology of Bell inequalities testing ?

  1. Nov 24, 2009 #1
    Hi all !


    What chronology of Bell inequalities testing ( their violation ) ?

    What positive and negative aspects of each experiment ?

    What experiments have been spent latest years ?

    Some material:

    http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/quant-ph/pdf/0310/0310192v1.pdf


    Thanks.
     
    Last edited: Nov 24, 2009
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  3. Nov 24, 2009 #2

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    Aspect et al, circa 1981, was the early watershed. This included the feature that the polarization settings were changed midflight and showed about 5 standard deviations of confidence. The next biggie was Weihs et al, 1998, which improved substantially on the strict localization of Alice and Bob by separating them by over 2 kilometers.

    Aspect wrote on the progress a few years back in this article:
    http://www-ece.rice.edu/~kono/ELEC565/Aspect_Nature.pdf

    A good summary of the state of Bell tests and theory development is here (106 pages, 505 references, as of 2007):
    http://arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0701071
     
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