Vortrag von Prof. Hartwig Thim bei der Österreichischen Physikalischen Gesellschaft

Prof. Hartwig Thim wird anlässlich der Konferenz 2009 der Österreichischen Physikalisch Gesellschaft einen Vortrag halten:

Datum: 03.09.09
Uhrzeit: 17:30 Uhr
Ort: Raum HSB2, Universität Innsbruck


Spooky Action“ is a well known phenomenon in car engines

Einstein had claimed that simultaneity of actions at distant positions is impossible due to the finite speed of light. However, Zeilinger and Salart et al. have shown that entanglement enables photons to transmit information at speeds much higher than the speed of light. Einstein called entanglement „spooky action at a distance“. Ives did not agree with this and showed in 1939 that information can travel faster than light using a double Fizeau toothed wheel.

A camshaft in a car engine is, in principle, functioning the same way as it switches several valves distributed along the camshaft at well defined times. Synchronization is entirely mechanical and instantaneous or, in Einstein’s words, spooky action at a finite distance occurs. It can, in fact, be made so fast that even the one-way speed of light can be and has indeed been measured this way.

This talk will be held on Thursday, September 3, 2009 at 5.30 p.m. in Room HSB2, University of Innsbruck
see: http://oepg2009.uibk.ac.at/

Hartwig W. Thim, Life Senior Member, IEEE, Member of OePG and OeVE Microelectronics Institute,
Johannes Kepler University, Altenbergerstrasse 69, A – 4040 Linz, Austria

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