Posted by Bryan on May 14, 2013 in A Local Realistic Reconciliation of the EPR paradox |

Computer simulations of experimental data provide a way of testing models and theories. For example in classical statistical mechanics various simulations are done by starting with a collision model between particles, and then running computer simulations until the system becomes statistical under various approximations. The results from the simulation of properties are compared to the known experimental values.

Posted by Bryan on May 14, 2013 in A Local Realistic Reconciliation of the EPR paradox |

1. The following is a research lecture given on January 22nd, 2013 at McGill Chemistry: Part 1: Introduction and the Statistical Ensemble Interpretation of quantum mechanics Part 2: The EPR paradox and problems with quantum mechanics Part 3: Measurement and EPR experiments Part 4: Entanglement and Non-locality Part 5: The Two Dimensional spin model Part 6: Corroboration and summary Part 7: Questions 2. Some discussions of the spin model: A Local Realistic Reconciliation of the EPR Paradox CHSH: there lies a vector of length √2 Consistency of Bell’s (CHSH) Inequalities and two dimensional spin The invisible side of quantum spin When quantum mechanics fails in EPR experiments Spin and...

Posted by Bryan on Feb 7, 2013 in Quantum Mechanics Research |

In this part after the seminar there is a question and answer period for the seminar: A local realistic reconciliation of the EPR paradox.

Posted by Bryan on Feb 6, 2013 in Quantum Mechanics Research |

In this part it is shown that the two dimensional spin model predicts the filter angles that give the maximum violation of the CHSH form of Bell’s Inequalities. It is also shown that the 2D spin is consistent with the non-commutative trigonometry by Karl Gustafson who found that a vector of length √2 is needed for the violation. This vector his has the same properties of the 2D structured spin presented here.

Posted by Bryan on Feb 5, 2013 in Quantum Mechanics Research |

In this part my two dimensional spin model in introduced. The model treats one of the many spins that makes up the statistical ensemble that is the quantum state. It is shown how averaging over all the Local Hidden Variables agrees completely with the correlation found in EPR experiments in a local and realistic way.

Posted by Bryan on Feb 4, 2013 in Quantum Mechanics Research |

Two aspects of quantum mechanics that are not understood are non-locality and the persistence of entanglement to space-like separations. In this part entanglement is explained and non-locality is shown to be a concept that no-one understands. Non-locality is called quantum weirdness.

Posted by Bryan on Feb 1, 2013 in Quantum Mechanics Research |

In this part of the seminar it is pointed out that quantum mechanics is a theory of measurement of the microscopic. This means that a probe of some sort must be used to “see” spin. However it is pointed out that states exist in the completely isotropic environment in the absence of a probe.

Posted by Bryan on Jan 31, 2013 in Quantum Mechanics Research |

The longest standing unsolved problem in quantum mechanics is the EPR paradox. Its history is traced from the 1927 Solvay Conference to the present time. Today non-locality is firmly entrenched in physics and in spite of various experiments on teleportation, quantum cryptography and quantum computing, no one understands now entanglement persists to space like separation.

Posted by Bryan on Jan 28, 2013 in Quantum Mechanics Research |

Local realism is heresy

Posted by Bryan on Jan 4, 2013 in Quantum Mechanics Research |

Since there is no experimental way to confirm that two axes exist, rather than one, the choice between local realism and non-local indeterminism is subjective. Since non-locality is the basis of “quantum weirdness”, Occam’s razor takes the side of locality.

Posted by Bryan on Jan 3, 2013 in Quantum Mechanics Research |

….rather than showing the consistency of the 2D spin with the CHSH equation, we show the CHSH equation predicts the hidden spin. That is starting with the CHSH form of Bell’s Inequalities, a vector of length √2 is found that maximizes the CHSH equation: the 2D spin is hidden inside the CHSH equation.

Posted by Bryan on Dec 29, 2012 in Quantum Mechanics Research |

I have been saying in my blogs that if spin has two axes of quantization, then all the quantum weirdness dissolves and the EPR paradox is reconciled. This is not some new change or addition to quantum mechanics, and there is nothing classical about it. The only deviation from the usual application of quantum mechanics is that a single spin is isolated and there is no measuring probe. That is, space is isotropic. So the only conceptual change I am making is the following:

Quantum mechanics is a theory of measurement, but not of Nature, and can be extended to states that exist beyond our ability to measure.