On the measure of entanglement for pure states

Sandu Popescu, Daniel Rohrlich

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We point out a formal correspondence between thermodynamics and entanglement. By applying it to previous work, we show that entropy of entanglement is the unique measure of entanglement for pure states.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHP Laboratories Technical Report
PublisherHwelett Packard Lab Technical Publ Dept
StatePublished - 1 Feb 1997
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Networks and Communications


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