From: George Murphy (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Jun 18 2003 - 05:53:15 EDT
Paul or Michelle Warila wrote:
> In something I read recently passing reference was made to a (famous?)
> experiment in which two electrons moving apart from each other at a good
> fraction of the speed of light somehow influence each other. It's a puzzle
> to me. Could anyone fill in the blanks a little bit?
The experiment with electrons is a "thought experiment" proposed by
Einstein, Podolsky & Rosen. The acrual experiments to test the same ideas
("completeness" of quantum mechanics, non-locality) have been carried out with photons -
especially by Aspect et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 47 (1981) 460.
George L. Murphy
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