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Joint Distributions and Quantum Nonlocal Models
AbstractA standard result in quantum mechanics is this: if two observables are commuting then they have a classical joint distribution in every state. A converse is demonstrated here: If a classical joint distribution for the pair agrees with standard quantum facts, then the observables must commute. This has consequences for some historical and recent quantum nonlocal models: they are analytically disallowed without the need for experiment, as they imply that all local observables must commute among themselves.
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Malley, J.D.; Fletcher, A. Joint Distributions and Quantum Nonlocal Models. Axioms 2014, 3, 166-176.View more citation formats
Malley JD, Fletcher A. Joint Distributions and Quantum Nonlocal Models. Axioms. 2014; 3(2):166-176.Chicago/Turabian Style
Malley, James D.; Fletcher, Anthony. 2014. "Joint Distributions and Quantum Nonlocal Models." Axioms 3, no. 2: 166-176.