Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen experiment

Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen experiment

[′īn‚stīn pə′däl·skē ′rōz·ənik‚sper·ə·mənt]
(quantum mechanics)
A Gedanken experiment which was introduced to argue that quantum mechanics is not a complete theory, involving polarization measurements on two photons emitted in opposite directions in an atomic cascade. Abbreviated EPR experiment.
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Consider a typical entanglement paradox similar to the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen experiment.
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