Is Quantum Tunneling Faster than Light?
Hello from the other side. In this episode find out how quanta can can move through solid objects.
Where are you right now? Until you interact with another particle you could be any number of places within a wave of probabilities. This is only one way that quantum mechanics challenges our perception of reality. Matt dives into these counter-intuitive ideas and explains the bizarre phenomenon known as quantum tunneling in this episode of Space Time.
Paper referenced in episode is “Measurement of the Single-Photon Tunneling Time” by Steinberg, Kwiat, & Chiao, 1993, Phys. Rev. Lett. 71, 708.