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Popular Commentaries about my work on quantum mechanics

Gary Zukav, 1979, 12 printings through 1989, The Dancing Wu Li Masters, An Overview of the New Physics, Bantam Books, p. xxxi, 291n, 293-294, 296, 299, 302. 

Nick Herbert, 1985, Quantum Reality, Beyond the New Physics, Anchor Press / Doubleday, pp. 52, 219-220, 223-226, 245.


Eugene Linden, 1990, Can We Really Understand Matter?  Time Magazine, April 16, p.57.

F. David Peat, 1990, Einstein’s Moon – Bell’s Theorem and the Curious Quest for Quantum Reality, Contemporary Books, pp. 115-117.

David Wick, 1995, The Infamous Boundary, Seven Decades of Controversy in Quantum Physics, Birkhäuser, in the Chapter Testing Bell. pp. 103-113.

Joan Bromberg, 2002, Oral history interview with John Francis Clauser, American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library & Archives, (Correction: In the first paragraph, replace the name "Bob von Kaman", with “Theodore von Kármán”).

John F. Clauser, 2002, Early history of Bell's Theorem, Chapter 6 in Quantum [Un]speakables, Bertlmann and Zeilinger (eds.) Springer, pp, 61-98.

John F. Clauser, 2003 Early history of Bell's Theorem, in Coherence and Quantum Optics VIII, Bigelow et al. (eds.) Kluwer, pp.19-43.

Bruce Rosenblum and Fred Kuttner, 2006, Quantum Enigma, Physics Encounters Consciousness, Oxford University Press. pp. 148-149.

Louisa Gilder, 2008, The Age of Entanglement, When Quantum Physics was Reborn, Alfred A, Knopf, pp. 231, 253-261, 263-284, 286, 298, 309-310, 314, 318, 331, 338.

Jeremy Bernstein, 2009, Quantum Leaps, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, p.140, pp.169-171.

David Kaiser, 2011, How the Hippies Saved Physics, Science, Culture and the Quantum Revival, W. W. Norton and Company, pp. 43-48, 54-55, 75, 111, 117-119, 121, 139, 169, 175, 177-178, 196, 197, 199, 205, 212, 227, 229, 248, 258-261, 269, 271, 272, 278 314n, 316n. See also John F. Clauser, 2016, Book Review of David Kaiser, 2011, How the Hippies Saved Physics, in Perspectives in Physics, 18, 395-403.

Public Broadcasting System, 2011, The Fabric of the Cosmos, Nova Television Documentary, Hosted by Brian Green. (part 2 of 3).

David Kaiser 2012, How the Hippies Saved Physics, Science, Culture and the Quantum Revival [Excerpt], This book excerpt traces the history of quantum information theory and the colorful and famous physicists who tried to figure out "spooky action at a distance", Scientific American.

David Kaiser, 2014, Is Quantum Entanglement Real? The New York Times Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014.

Public Broadcasting System, 2018, Einstein’s Quantum Riddle, Nova Television Documentary. (Correction to Einstein’s Quantum Riddle: In the Freedman-Clauser experiment, excitation of the Calcium beam was by UV light from a Deuterium discharge lamp, not a laser. Suitable tunable lasers had not yet been invented in 1972.)

Public Broadcasting System, 2018, Einstein’s Quantum Riddle – excerpt: “Collecting Evidence for Quantum Entanglement | Einstein’s Quantum Riddle” (Use this resource to discover how physicist John Clauser developed an experiment to test John Stewart Bell's theory and how other scientists responded to its limitations in subsequent experiments.)”.

Adam Becker, 2018, What is Real? The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics, Basic Books, pp. 193-197, 204-207, 207(photo), 209-211, 212, 214, 215, 249, 264.

George Greenstein (with forward by David Kaiser), 2019, Quantum Strangeness, Wrestling with Bell’s Theorem and the Ultimate Nature of Reality, The MIT Press, pp. 71-79, 93.

Geraldine Cox, 2021, First Experiment to Explore the Bell Inequality - Freedman, Clauser,


Whitney Clavin, 2022, Proving that Quantum Entanglement is Real -

Whitney Clavin, 2022, Caltech Alum Wins Nobel Prize in Physics |



Inclusion of my work in Quantum Physics Textbooks and Reprint Collections 


John A. Wheeler and Wojciech H. Zurek, 1983, Quantum Theory and Measurement, Princeton University Press. Includes reprints of J. F. Clauser, M. A, Horne, A. Shimony, and R. A. Holt, 1969, Proposed Experiment to Test Local Hidden Variable Theories; and S. J. Freedman and J. F. Clauser, 1972, Experimental Test of Local Hidden Variable Theories.

Lessie E. Ballentine, 1988, Foundations of Quantum Mechanics Since the Bell Inequalities - Selected Reprints, American Association of Physics Teachers. Includes reprints of S. J. Freedman and J. F. Clauser, 1972, Experimental Test of Local Hidden Variable Theories; J. F. Clauser and M. A. Horne, 1974, Experimental Consequences of Objective Local Theories; J. S. Bell, A. Shimony, M. A. Horne, 1985 (1976, 1976, 1977, 1978), An Exchange on Local Beables; and J. F. Clauser, 1974, Experimental Distinction Between the Quantum and Classical Field-Theoretic Predictions for the Photoelectric Effect.

Leslie E. Ballentine, 1990, Quantum Mechanics, Prentis Hall, pp. 76-78, Chapter 20.

Leonard Mandel and Emil Wolf, 1995, Optical Coherence and Quantum Optics, Cambridge University Press, pp. 648-655, 761.

Tsvi Piran, 2016, Wolf Prize in Physics, World Scientific. Includes reprints of J. F. Clauser and A. Shimony, 1978, Bell's Theorem: Experimental Tests and Implications; and J. F. Clauser and M. A. Horne, 1974, Experimental Consequences of Objective Local Theories.

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