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No not really, but the example is just that, an example showing the theory. FTL communications based on entanglement are not possible however.
With quantum entanglement information sent from earth to mars will instantly be on mars via entanglement so it has nothing to do with causality.
Why not just use binary?
These are two different concepts. Binary is the nature of a code itself, we are talking about the means to send a code.
I am not getting you here?
You asked why not use binary?
Because binary is not the means by which a code is sent, and we are talking about means to sent a code.
PASADENA, Calif.-Scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have developed an efficient method to detect entanglement shared among multiple parts of an optical system. They show how entanglement, in the form of beams of light simultaneously propagating along four distinct paths, can be detected with a surprisingly small number of measurements. Entanglement is an essential resource in quantum information science, which is the study of advanced computation and communication based on the laws of quantum mechanics.
Due to their fundamental structure, the entanglement of W states persists even in the presence of some sources of noise. This is an important feature for real-world applications of W states in noisy environments. The Caltech experiments have directly tested this property by disturbing the underlying correlations of the entangled state. When the correlations are purposely weakened, there is a reduction in the number of paths of the optical system that are entangled. And yet, as predicted by the structure of W states, the entanglement remains amongst a subset of the paths.
"Our work introduces a new protocol for detecting an important class of entanglement with single photons," Papp explains. "It signifies the ever-increasing degree of control we have in the laboratory to study and manipulate quantum states of light and matter."
Over the past week there has been quite a buzz in the scientific community over a Dutch experiment reliably transmitting data instantly between two electrons via quantum entanglement. While many reports are sensationalizing the discovery, referring to it as a breakthrough in ‘teleportation’, there’s something almost as exciting as physical transportation already proven possible in the experiment: instant communication! While scientists have reached a 3-meter(or 10-foot) range with a 100% success rate, worldwide implementation would revolutionize communication. Instant text messages, infinitely scalable internet bandwidth, and sub-millisecond(or even sub-measurable) latency. Even now, our fastest long-distance communication efforts are too slow to be pushed any further. NASA, one of the foremost names in high-tech, has to wait 13-minutes to remotely issue a command to the Curiosity rover.
Two synthetic diamonds are produced to contain the soon-to-be entangled electrons and several Nitrogen atoms.
Data is encoded to be transmitted into the sending diamond’s Nitrogen atom.
The encoded data is manifested in alterations of the spin of the electron.
The receiver electron then shows the same exact manipulation in real time.
Since the data technically does not travel through physical matter to reach the receiver, there’s no inherent risk of natural effects on the transmission itself.
Maybe you should read up on Quantum Teleportation first.
You could send a binary code with Quantum Teleportation, it's just not going to be FTL is what I mean.
Right, the information is not useful, at least not for FTL communication. It's useful for encryption, but that's got nothing to do with FTL.
originally posted by: neoholographic
Here's Dr. Michio Kaku saying information is sent faster than light. He just says the information isn't useful.
Like I said, it's hard for people to think outside of "nothing can travel faster than light" because this is what they have been taught. So even in the face of evidence they can't see that FTL communication can occur via quantum entanglement because nothing will be traveling faster than light through intervening space between two points. It's instant communication.
originally posted by: ZetaRediculian
a reply to: Arbitrageur
You can send random bits faster than light. Here are some random bits:
What does that mean?
either 30124362 or ���
originally posted by: Maverick7
Heisenberg principle will not permit FTL communication.