Time and Enhancement: Two Possible Local Explanations for the EPR Puzzle

  • S. Pascazio
Conference paper
Part of the Fundamental Theories of Physics book series (FTPH, volume 24)


The alleged generality of the experimental results against the so-called local realist theories is challenged on two major grounds : first, the “naturalness” of the notorious no-enhancement hypothesis is questioned ; second it is disclosed that the possibility of subluminal information exchanges cannot be ruled out in atomic cascade tests if the emission lifetimes of both photons are taken into account.


Detection Probability Bell Inequality Emission Lifetime Local Explanation Count Probability 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Pascazio
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Département de MathématiqueUniversité Libre de BruxellesBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Theoretische NatuurkundeVrije Universiteit BrusselBrusselsBelgium

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