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A model for nonlinear quantum evolution based on time displaced entanglement
Author(s): T. C. Ralph
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Paper Abstract

We discuss a model for time displaced entanglement, produced by taking one member of an entangled pair on a round trip at relativistic speeds, thus inducing a time-shift between the pair. We show that decoherence of the entangled pair is predicted. For non-maximal entanglement this then implies the ability to induce a non-unitary, non-linear quantum evolution. Although exhibiting unusual characteristics, we show that these evolutions cannot be dismissed on the basis of entropic or causal arguments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 August 2006
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6305, Quantum Communications and Quantum Imaging IV, 63050P (29 August 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.680097
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T. C. Ralph, Univ. of Queensland (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6305:
Quantum Communications and Quantum Imaging IV
Ronald E. Meyers; Yanhua Shih; Keith S. Deacon, Editor(s)

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