Thermodynamics and the measure of entanglement

S Popescu, D Rohrlich

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We point out formal correspondences between thermodynamics and entanglement. By applying them to previous work, we show that entropy of entanglement is the unique measure of entanglement for pure states. [S1050-2947(97)50111-9].

Translated title of the contributionThermodynamics and the measure of entanglement
Original languageEnglish
Article numberR
Pages (from-to)R3319-R3321
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review A: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1997


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