Violations of local realism by two entangled quNits

DG Collins, S Popescu

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Results obtained in two recent papers, (Kaszlikowski D, Gnacinski P, Zukowski M, Miklaszewski W and Zeilinger A 2000 Phys. Rev. Lett. 85 4418 and Durt T, Kaszlikowski D and Zukowski M 2001 Preprint quant-ph/0101084) seem to indicate that the nonlocal character of the correlations between the outcomes of measurements performed on entangled systems separated in space is not robust in the presence of noise. This is surprising, since entanglement itself is robust. Here we revisit this problem and argue that the class of gedanken experiments considered in the two recent papers listed above is too restrictive. By considering a more general class, involving sequences of measurements, we prove that the nonlocal correlations are in fact robust.

Translated title of the contributionViolations of local realism by two entangled quNits
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6831-6835
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Physics A: Mathematical and General
Issue number35
Publication statusPublished - 7 Sep 2001


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