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Paul Ehrenfest Best Paper Award for Quantum Foundations for the Year 2015

Ehrenfest awardees
Credit: Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information - Vienna of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
Sae Woo Nam (left) & Evan Meyer-Scott (middle)

The Paul Ehrenfest Best Paper Award for Quantum Foundations for the year 2015 was awarded jointly to three publications by groups at the TU Delft (The Netherlands), the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Austria) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology NIST (USA) for simultaneously closing the locality and detection loopholes in Bell experiments, thereby corroborating quantum mechanics and ruling out theories that satisfy local causality.

Created December 11, 2017