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The Subtleties of Entanglement and its Role in Quantum Information Theory

Clifton, Rob (2001) The Subtleties of Entanglement and its Role in Quantum Information Theory. [Preprint]

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My aim in this paper is a modest one. I do not have any particular thesis to advance about the nature of entanglement, nor can I claim novelty for any of the material I shall discuss. My aim is simply to raise some questions about entanglement that spring naturally from certain developments in quantum information theory and are, I believe, worthy of serious consideration by philosophers of science. The main topics I discuss are different manifestations of quantum nonlocality, entanglement-assisted communication, and entanglement thermodynamics.


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Item Type: Preprint
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Clifton, Rob
Keywords: entanglement, nonlocality, dense coding, teleportation, thermodynamics
Subjects: General Issues > Causation
General Issues > Explanation
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Specific Sciences > Physics > Statistical Mechanics/Thermodynamics
Depositing User: Rob Clifton
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2001
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:10
Item ID: 196
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/196

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