SV: Capacity of the brain

Bill Todd billtodd at foo.mv.com
Fri Oct 22 14:18:20 EST 1999


Is this simply the old Einstein-Podolsky[sp?]-Rosen gedanken experiment
brought to life?  If so, does it have any relationship to phase velocity in
quantum tunneling?

- bill

Erik Max Francis <max at alcyone.com> wrote in message
news:3810B055.3A602B36 at alcyone.com...
> Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
>
> > If I remember the report correctly, they used 1.3 microsecond time
> > intervals.
> > So the minimum speed needed to transmit the correlation is something
> > like
> > 11 km / 1.3 microsocnds, or, err... some 28 times the speed of light.
>
> You could be talking about one of two things, here.  Either you're
> talking about the work of Guenter Nimtz -- who genuinely claims to have
> actually sent information faster than light, although the results of his
> work are in dispute and have not been reproduced in other experiments --
> or plain old quantum tunnelling, where you can talk about "phase
> velocity" being greater than c, but what counts for transmitting
> information is group velocity, which is always less than c.
>
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