A Local-Real Model of EPR Correlations

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Scientific Paper
Title A Local-Real Model of EPR Correlations
Author(s) Al F Kracklauer
Keywords bell's theorem
Published 2009
Journal None


Nowadays Bell's theorem is commonly considered to "prove" that at a fundamental level, Nature exploits some kine of "nonlocal" (i.e., faster than light) interaction. This 'theorem" states that a certain statistic must remain below |2| for all local-real (in other words: classical) theories. This is very problematic for two reasons: One, it implies that Quantum Mechanics is in fundamental contradiction with Special Relativity, and two, there are many examples of circumstances in which the subject statistic for fully classical phenomena exceeds the 'Bell' limit. This writer and the read and collaborators have presented models for EPR experiments; but, they have been criticized for involving unphysical/improbable mechanisms. I shall present a new model that remedies these defects, explains all the data taken in EPR experiments and makes a falsi�able prediction. It is based only on the photoelectric effect. My main conclusion is: there is no need for nonlocality and non-reality to account for quantum effects.