next-best-transport! down with ethernet!

Vitkovsky, Adam avitkovsky at
Fri Dec 30 14:55:25 UTC 2011

Article by John Cramer says:

At the AQRTP Workshop we considered the question of whether quantum nonlocality was a possible medium for FTL communication. In the context of standard quantum mechanics there is good reason for believing that it is not. Eberhard has proved a theorem demonstrating that the outcomes of separated measurements of the same quantum system, correlated by nonlocality though they are, cannot be used for FTL observer-to-observer communication. A possible loophole in Eberhard's theorem could arise if, following the work of Nobel Laureate Steven Weinberg, one modifies conventional quantum mechanics by introducing a small non-linear element into the standard QM formalism. It has been shown that in slightly non-linear quantum mechanics, the observable nonlinear effects that would arise would make possible FTL communication through nonlocality.

The only possibility seem to be modificaiton to QM equations
So fingers crossed :)


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From: Aiden Sullivan [mailto:aiden at] 
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To: Vitkovsky, Adam
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Subject: Re: next-best-transport! down with ethernet!


On Dec 30 14:00, Vitkovsky, Adam wrote:
> Well hopefully we won't need to worry about the speed of light anymore
> Just recently I heard about the experiments with "quantum nonlocality" 
> no one seem to understand how it happens but for me it's enough it works
> Basically when 2 photons or electrons are emitted form the same source -they are somehow bound/entangled together -that means if we change the spin on one photon to "up" the other photon will have it's spin changed to "down" immediately
> -and it doesn't matter whether the photons are next to each other or light years away -this happens instantly (no energy is transferred yet the information is passed)
> -this was already tested between two cities
> Imagine that instead of sfp connectors and dark fiber between San Fran and NY node we'd install a connectors with let's say 1500k entangled photons 
> -and if we set the spin in a way to send a 1500kbit packet to NY the NY node would see it instantly -no cables needed
> -also there some attempts to actually send the information 50 micro sec back in time
> Of course there are still these issues with probabilities at quantum level
> adam
> >What we really need is a new method of sending data.  The fact that I
> >will never be able to send something from Maine to California in less
> >than 15 ms is not acceptable.
> >The speed of light is such a drag.

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