Fisher Information and Semiclassical Treatments
AbstractWe review here the difference between quantum statistical treatments and semiclassical ones, using as the main concomitant tool a semiclassical, shift-invariant Fisher information measure built up with Husimi distributions. Its semiclassical character notwithstanding, this measure also contains abundant information of a purely quantal nature. Such a tool allows us to refine the celebrated Lieb bound for Wehrl entropies and to discover thermodynamic-like relations that involve the degree of delocalization. Fisher-related thermal uncertainty relations are developed and the degree of purity of canonical distributions, regarded as mixed states, is connected to this Fisher measure as well. View Full-Text
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Pennini, F.; Ferri, G.; Plastino, A. Fisher Information and Semiclassical Treatments. Entropy 2009, 11, 972-992.
Pennini F, Ferri G, Plastino A. Fisher Information and Semiclassical Treatments. Entropy. 2009; 11(4):972-992.Chicago/Turabian Style
Pennini, Flavia; Ferri, Gustavo; Plastino, Angelo. 2009. "Fisher Information and Semiclassical Treatments." Entropy 11, no. 4: 972-992.