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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 020600 Quantum Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/275437
Description: Polymer quantization is a useful toy model for the mathematical aspects of loop quantum gravity and is interesting in its own right. Analyzing entropies of physically equivalent states in the standard ... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 020600 Quantum Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/199576
Description: We investigate the entropy counting for black hole horizons in loop quantum gravity (LQG). We argue that the space of 3D closed polyhedra is the classical counterpart of the space of SU(2) intertwiner ... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 020600 Quantum Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/198235
Description: Physical theories are developed to describe phenomena in particular regimes, and generally are valid only within a limited range of scales. For example, general relativity provides an effective descri ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020600 Quantum Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/134583
Description: We show that the ability to create entanglement is necessary for execution of bipartite quantum gates even when they are applied to unentangled states and create no entanglement. Starting with a simpl ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020600 Quantum Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/160903
Description: Rotation of polarization in an external gravitational field is one of the effects of general relativity that can serve as a basis for its precision tests. A careful analysis of reference frames is cru ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020600 Quantum Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/160910
Description: Polarization of light rotates in a gravitational field. The accrued phase is operationally meaningful only with respect to a local polarization basis. In stationary space-times, we construct local ref ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020600 Quantum Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/157969
Description: Gedanken experiments help to reconcile our classical intuition with quantum mechanics and nowadays are routinely performed in the laboratory. An important open question is the quantum behavior of the ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020600 Quantum Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/162719
Description: Quantum discord is a measure of the quantumness of correlations. After reviewing its different versions and properties, we apply it to the questions of quantum information processing. First we show th ... More
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Authors: Terno, Daniel R
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/119399
Description: Information and physics are closely and fascinatingly intertwined. Their relations become even more interesting when we leave a non-relativistic quantum mechanics for more exiting venues. My notes are ... More
Authors: Terno, Daniel R
Date: 2009
Subject Keyword: 020600 Quantum Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1228043
Description: The gravity-scalar field system in spherical symmetry provides a natural setting for exploring gravitational collapse and its aftermath in quantum gravity. In a canonical approach, we give constructio ... More
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Authors: Terno, Daniel R
Date: 2009
Subject Keyword: 020600 Quantum Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1124734
Description: Classical information that is retrieved from a quantum tetrahedron is intrinsically fuzzy. We present an asymptotically optimal generalized measurement for its extraction. For a single tetrahedron the ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1124722
Description: We compute the entropy of a closed bounded region of space for pure 3d Riemannian gravity formulated as a topological BF theory for the gauge group SU (2) and show its holographic behavior. More preci ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/44501
Description: Maps that are not completely positive (CP) are often useful to describe the dynamics of open systems. An apparent violation of complete positivity can occur because there are prior correlations of the ... More
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Authors: Terno, Daniel R
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/47319
Description: A new proof of the impossibility of a universal quantum-classical dynamics is given. It has at least two consequences. The standard paradigm “quantum system is measured by a classical apparatus” is un ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/47314
Description: We are interested in black holes in Loop Quantum Gravity (LQG). We study the simple model of static black holes: the horizon is made of a given number of identical elementary surfaces and these small ... More
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