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Foundations of Physics

, Volume 36, Issue 4, pp 563–584 | Cite as

Bell’s Inequality Tests with Meson–Antimeson Pairs

  • A. Bramon
  • R. Escribano
  • G. Garbarino
Article

Recent proposals to test Bell’s inequalities with entangled pairs of pseudoscalar mesons are reviewed. This includes pairs of neutral kaons or B-mesons and offers some hope to close both the locality and the detection loopholes. Specific difficulties, however, appear thus invalidating most of those proposals. The best option requires the use of kaon regeneration effects and could lead to a successful test if moderate K0 and k̄0 detection efficiencies are achieved.

Keywords

entanglement Bell’s inequalities neutral kaon and B-meson systems Loophole-free tests non-locality without inequalities quantum measurement 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Bramon
    • 1
  • R. Escribano
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. Garbarino
    • 3
  1. 1.Grup de Física TeòricaUniversitat Autònoma de BarcelonaBellaterraSpain
  2. 2.IFAEUniversitat Autònoma de BarcelonaBellaterraSpain
  3. 3.Dipartimento di Fisica TeoricaUniversità di Torino and INFNTorinoItaly

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