Restoring Locality with Faster-Than-Light Velocities

  • Philippe H. Eberhard


The idea of “locality” is a deep-rooted concept. It does not have to be abandoned even if “loophole-free” EPR experiments are performed and confirm the predictions of quantum theory. To satisfy locality, one can imagine that influences at a distance are exerted via mechanisms involving an ether and effects propagating in that ether at a velocity V > c. Such model of physical phenomena is not Lorentz invariant but, with V large enough, the model can be made to reproduce the results of all experiments where quantum mechanics and Lorentz invariance have been verified.

Key words

locality superluminal quantum-model ether EPR 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Philippe H. Eberhard
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  1. 1.Lawrence Berkeley LaboratoryUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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