The Limits of Entanglement

Authors: Chad Orzel
Comments: Submitted to Am. J. Phys
Subjects: Quantum Physics (quant-ph); Popular Physics (physics.pop-ph)

Quantum entanglement is one of the most intriguing phenomena in physics, but many presentations of the subject leave a false impression that it provides a sort of “remote control” for changing the state of a distant particle by local manipulation of its entangled partner. We discuss a simple example, suitable for undergraduate quantum mechanics classes, showing that this is false, and demonstrating the limits of entanglement

http://arxiv.org/pdf/1208.6186.pdf

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