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Experimental observation of environment-induced sudden death of entanglement
Author(s): M. P. Almeida; F. de Melo; M. O. Hor-Meyll; A. Salles; S. P. Walborn; P. H. Souto Ribeiro; L. Davidovich
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Paper Abstract

We demonstrate, using an all-optical setup, the difference between local and global dynamics of entangled quantum systems coupled to independent environments. Even when the environment-induced decay of each system is asymptotic, quantum entanglement may suddenly disappear.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 June 2007
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 6603, Noise and Fluctuations in Photonics, Quantum Optics, and Communications, 660318 (8 June 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.724472
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M. P. Almeida, Univ. Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
F. de Melo, Univ. Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
M. O. Hor-Meyll, Univ. Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
A. Salles, Univ. Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
S. P. Walborn, Univ. Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
P. H. Souto Ribeiro, Univ. Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
L. Davidovich, Univ. Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6603:
Noise and Fluctuations in Photonics, Quantum Optics, and Communications
Leon Cohen, Editor(s)

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